Resistance Art: Reclaiming Our Story, Building New Futures

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Resistance Art: Reclaiming Our Story, Building New Futures

This live-cast focuses on decolonial resistance art that (re-)imagines new futures in the realm of art/politics/social life.

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Location

Pakhuis de Zwijger 179 Piet Heinkade 1019 HC Amsterdam Netherlands

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

About

Over the last centuries narratives in art and history have been dominated by an euro-centric - largely white, male and wealthy - perspective. Generations after generations across the globe have been raised with stories that offer a very limited display of events and perspectives, and the education system as such has proven to be a harmful influence at times.

During this event we’ll talk with various artists that resist the euro-centric male-dominated historiography and dedicate their practices to the re-telling and re-structuring of history by honoring people that have for too long been ignored. Furthermore we will discuss how they are (re-)imagining possible futures, inspired by the very worldviews that European imperialism tried to exterminate.

Agenda

Live-cast: 20:00 - 21:30

Moderator

Gyonne (BeRightBack | BaiBin)

Speaker Lineup

Oumar Mbengue Atakosso (Africa in the Picture)

Dr. Emma-Lee Amponsah (Black Speaks Back)

Jennifer Tosch (Black Heritage Tours; Sites of Memory)