Digital Africa: The Future Is Now

Conceived as part of Africa Utopia 2014, Digital Africa brings together sonic experiments, video works presented on 3 screens, and a live performance by artists working in Africa and the Diaspora. Most of whom have never been presented in the UK before. The project takes its cue from the notion of utopia as a concept allowing the reinvention of African experiences, memories and narratives both from an individual and collective perspective. It also aims at grounding new media arts as a contemporary practice in Africa, and places artistic innovations from the continent in the immediate present.

Larry Achiampong (UK/Ghana) and David Blandy (UK)
Nirveda Alleck (Mauritius)
Younes Baba-Ali (Morocco/Belgium)
Bakary Diallo (Mali)
Em’Kal Eyongakpa (Cameroon)
Cecilia Ferreira (South Africa)
Laura Nsengiyumva (Belgium/Rwanda)
Christian Tundula (DRC/Belgium)

Digital Africa: The Future is Now  – is curated by Christine Eyene

Thu 11 to Sun 14 September, 10 am – 11 pm.
For more information visit          http://eyonart.blogspot.co.uk/#!/2014/09/digital-africa-future-is-now.html 

Bakary Diallo, still from Dankumba (2011) Produced by Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains

Bakary Diallo, still from Dankumba (2011)
Produced by Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains

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