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Rewinding ASIKO, the way forward!

By: Ayo Akinwande A wise woman once advised me, if a photograph tells a thousand stories, you must now begin to start asking yourself a thousand questions before making that photograph. Now imagine being in the company of such wisdom [...]

September 7, 2016 Blog
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Stephanie Baptist

Stephanie Baptist is a Brooklyn based cultural producer and editor.  She received an MA in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths University of London. She is co-editor of the forthcoming Asiko publication(2017) and has previously served as Program Director [...]

August 9, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Grappling with Hooks and Fall as a Female Artist…

Grappling with Hooks and Fall as a Female Artist: Reflections Post Asiko drawn from Group Reviews of Providing a space of Freedom and Being the Subject of Art on 16/07/2016 and 23/07/2016 Nyakallo Maleke   I remember it like it [...]

August 9, 2016 Blog
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Fitsum Shebeshe

Fitsum T. Shebeshe is a painter and curator from Ethiopia. He received his BFA in painting and art history from Addis Ababa University Alle School of Fine Art and Design in 2011. His works have been exhibited at National Museum [...]

August 6, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Erin Rice

Erin M. Rice is currently a PhD student at the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany. Her research focuses on the appropriation of printed and dyed textiles in Nigerian art and fashion since the 1960s. Originally from the US, she completed [...]

August 6, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016
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Christian Nyampeta

Christian Nyampeta is a PhD candidate at the Visual Cultures Department of Goldsmiths, University of London. He researches idiorrhythmy, a theological concept from early asceticism of the North African deserts, and he researches Sub-Saharan African philosophy. Ongoing activities include contributions [...]

July 20, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Une grosse frayeur

By: Ange Tchetmi Ndjeukoua Aéroport d’Axoum Départ prévu pour 16h. Il est 15h 55. En attendant qu’Erin me remette mon passeport et mon billet d’avion, je me rends compte que j’ai encore mes lunettes de soleil. « Ahh, c’est donc [...]

July 18, 2016 Blog
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Raqs Media Collective

Jeebesh Bagchi and Shuddhabrata Sengupta are members of the Raqs Media Collective (together with Monica Narula). Jeebesh, Shuddhabrata and Monica are based in Delhi. Raqs Media Collective enjoys playing a plurality of roles, often appearing as artists, occasionally as curators, [...]

July 18, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Eyob Kitaba

Eyob Kitaba was born in Ethiopia. He graduated  with a  BA in 2006 from the Addis Ababa University Alle School of Fine Art and Design with a focus on painting. Since that time, he has been working as a full [...]

July 14, 2016 PARTICIPANTS, PARTICIPANTS 2016
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ONCE UPON A TIME IN ASIKO

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ASIKO (MY PAN-AFRICAN STORY /VISION) Once upon a time, a kingdom was established near the regions of the greatest lakes on the continent. A powerful Prince and Spiritual Guide (Madiaw), ruled his kingdom surrounded by [...]

July 14, 2016 Blog
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Sandra Shakespeare

Sandra is a Clore Cultural Leadership Fellow and Life Coach with expertise in developing participatory programmes and events across the arts and heritage sectors. She has over 10 years’ experience delivering high quality creative projects to engage public and diverse [...]

July 11, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Raimi Gbadamosi

Raimi Gbadamosi is an artist, writer and curator. He received his Doctorate in Fine Art from the Slade School of Fine Art, with thesis: ‘The use of Black People in British Advertising, or A Man Should Be judged By the [...]

July 11, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Madiaw N’Diaye

Madiaw is a theater director, performance artist and social activist based from Dakar, Senegal.  His work fuses cinema, theater,  and spoken-word. His latest work engages with the protection of street children in Dakar. He works as the artistic director of [...]

July 7, 2016 PARTICIPANTS, PARTICIPANTS 2016
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The Story of ‘The Endless Story’

Post by: Mifta Zeleke Tradition has it that the longest and endless story of the world comes from Ethiopia. A curious stranger asked what the story is. One of the sagacious hermits was called and began narrating it. The story [...]

July 5, 2016 Blog
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TO BE OR NOT TO BE

By Serah Chibombwe and Crista Uwase After having a wonderful time at an exhibition by an Ethiopian artist, Tamerat, we decided to look for a restaurant that has a variety of food because we were getting tired of Injera and [...]

July 4, 2016 Blog
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Marianne Hultman

Since 2007 Marianne Hultman has been the artistic director of Oslo Kunstforening (OK) in Norway. Being the first art institution in Norway, founded in 1836, Oslo Fine Art Society was an important contributor to building the countries national identity as well as promoting democratic values. [...]

June 20, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Eddie Chambers

Eddie Chambers is a Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches art history of the African Diaspora. Born in Wolverhampton to Jamaican immigrant parents, and having first been an artist, [...]

June 20, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Teju Cole

Teju Cole is a writer and photographer born in the US and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of Every Day Is for the Thief, which was shortlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award, and Open City, which won the [...]

June 17, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Moses Serubiri

Moses Serubiri is a writer, researcher, and curator. His essays are published in Chimurenga (South Africa), Kulturaustausch (Germany), and C& – Contemporary And(Germany). His research and curatorial projects include ‘Life mu City’ (2014) on urban language held at the Goethe [...]

June 17, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2016
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Mifta Zeleke

Mifta Zeleke was born in 1984 in Gainbe near Jimma in Ethiopia. He graduated with BA in English Languages and Literature in 2010 and with MA in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) in 2013 from Addis Ababa University. [...]

April 29, 2016 PARTICIPANTS, PARTICIPANTS 2016