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Movt nr. 5 by Charl Landvreugd. Photo credit: Mike Bink fotografie

17 Jun 2012 – 14:00

Close Encounters of the Caribbean Kind II. On Decolonial Aesthetics and European Blackness

14.00 to 16.00 hrs
Free Entrance

Art Centre KAdE

Smallepad 3
NL-3811 MG, Amersfoort
The Netherlands

www.kunsthalkade.nl


As a continuation of the sequence of events organized in the context of the exhibition Who Sci-Fi More Than Us? curated by Nancy Hoffmann, Framer Framed in cooperation with Non Employees and Kunsthal KAdE organizes a lecture and a round table discussion on curatorial and artistic practices dealing with notions of European blackness, decolonial aesthetics and diaspora.

Round table discussion
Nancy Hoffmann, independent curator;
Charl Landvreugd, visual artist, curator and a writer;
Sharelly Emanuelson, film maker and founder of Uniarte & Caribbean Visuals.

Performance
Teresa Maria Diaz Nerio will give a live performance in hommage à Saartjie Bartman. Saartjie Baartman, a South African Khoisan woman who was exhibited in Europe in the early 1800s in the context of dehumanizing shows popular in that period. In 2002, Bartman was acknowledged as a national heroine thanks to the activism of Black feminists and the direct intervention of Nelson Mandela.

Lecture Decolonial Diasporic Aesthetics
Alanna Lockward, writer, critic and independent curator, will start with the lecture Decolonial Diasporic Aesthetics as the keynote speaker. See video below. Anna Lockward is founder of the Transnational Institute and curator of the project BE.BOP 2012 BLACK EUROPE BODY POLITICS (Berlin).

Host
Quinsy Gario is the host of the event.



Caribbean / Colonial history /

Agenda


Close Encounters of the Caribbean Kind
Artist talk around the exposition Who More Sci-Fi Than Us?

Network


Teresa Maria Diaz Nerio

Visual artist, Performer

Sharelly Emanuelson

Film maker, artist

Charl Landvreugd

Artist

Alanna Lockward

Curator

Quinsy Gario

Poet, artist, actor

Nancy Hoffmann

Curator

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