The event presents artistic and academic approaches that critically question African fashion and hairstyles as well as the related discourses from a contemporary and historical perspective.
Mwangi Hutter (artists, Ludwigshafen):
Film screening “This Contemplated Self” and discussion
Carol Tulloch (Chelsea College of Arts, London):
“Back to the Future: Natural Hair in the 21st Century”
Elke Gaugele (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna):
“Fashion and Post-Colonial Critique”
Noliwe Rooks (Africana Studies & Research Center, Cornell University):
„Playing with Race, Battling Aesthetics”
Tamar Clarke-Brown, Isaac Kariuki (artists, London/Nairobi):
“CBT & coding for (in)visibility”
Maseho (artist/voice performer, Hamburg), Saliou Cisshoko (musician, Hamburg):
“It’s a Brand – not just a Continent – Storytelling about textile design made in Africa through the ages”, performance
Moderation: Cornelia Lund
With discussions and Q & A from the audience.
Event in English.
Offers for: Adults
Date: Fri 18.10.2019 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Meeting point: Vortragssaal Kunstgewerbemuseum
Price: Free of charge
Registration: no booking/prior registration required
Exhibition: Connecting Afro Futures. Fashion x Hair x Design
Event serie: Event series