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DATE & TIME

13 February 2019 - 13 February 2019

11:30AM - 1:00PM

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Location: Scheryn Arena Collection, level 0

Something We Africans Got – Discussion with Anna-Alix Koffi and Tandazani Dhlakama

Join us for the conversation, Something We African Got with Anna-Alix Koffi and curator of the exhibition, Five Bhobh: Painting at the End of an Era, Tandazani Dhlakama. The discussion will focus on women from Africa and the African Diaspora in the arts. The discussion will focus on Something we Africans Got Issues #7 and some of the artists featured in the Five Bhobh: Painting at the End of an Era exhibition.

Something we Africans Got is a journal that celebrates the works of artists from Africa and its diaspora, as well as others whose work is related to the continent. The journal focuses on currents of thought, photography, cinema, contemporary art, fashion, literature amongst other forms of art. Each issue includes a focus on an African country, a special theme and a country outside of the continent which emphasis cultural bridges with Africa.

Please note that RSVP is required. Admission to the museum is free for African Citizens every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Valid ID required. Click here to secure your seat.

About Anna-Alix Koffi:
Anna-Alix Koffi was born in Abidjan and was raised in Paris. As creative director and photo editor, she founded and self-published the journal, OFF the wall cultures photo in 2013, a collection of 10 book-magazines 10 about photography. Since 2016, Koffi created and produced magazines for fairs and festivals (Arles, Visa, Paris Photo, Fiac!, 1/54) as well as commissioned projects. Since then, Koffi has been involved with multiplied projects related to photography between France and Africa. She is now working on Something we Africans Got, her new journal about arts and critical thinking from Africa.

Five Bhobh: Painting at the End of an Era is a painting exhibition featuring 29 artists from Zimbabwe. The exhibition is currently on view until 31 March 2019.

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