Online Symposium: Voices of the Continent – African Storytelling Through the Visual Arts

13:00 Uhr
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This online symposium takes place in the context of the special exhibition ‚Kugali and the Art of Bonzo‘ at the Erika-Fuchs-Haus and will feature various Pan-African artists, presenting their works to discuss the present and future of African storytelling. It is presented in cooperation with the ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln and the Iwalewahaus Bayreuth. You can register for the event until Saturday 7th at midnight here. We will send you a link to join the event on the morning of the event. We will send you a link to join the event on the morning of the event.

Confirmed presenters:
1pm – Welcome: Introduction to the event by Ezinne Ezepue (post-doc researcher at ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln) and Joanna Straczowski (Director of the Erika-Fuchs-Haus)
1.15pm – Hamid Ibrahim, CEO of Kugali Media Ltd., Pan-African entertainment company
1.30pm – Kingsley Ayogu, visual artist, Nigeria
1.45pm – Eugene Mapondera, director at Kay Media Africa, Zimbabwe
2pm – Nosipho van den Bragt, Chocolate Tribe, South Africa
2.15pm – 45 minutes of Q&A / networking
3pm – Odile Uwera, artist, illustrator and aspiring film maker, Rwanda
3.15pm – Brian Humura, comic artist, Uganda
3.30pm – Mohamed Yahia, storyteller, Sudan
3.45pm – Gwamaka Mwabuka, film producer and student at ifs Köln, Tanzania
4pm – 45 minutes of Q&A / networking
4:45pm – Closing words
5pm – End

Language: The event will be held in English.