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by @kwesiabbensetts 
#FutureTrends #newafrica #identity #EastAfricaArts #utopia #africanfutures #2manysiblings #london #nairobi #africa
by @lafrohemien 
#FutureTrends #EastAfricaArts #utopia #africanfutures #2manysiblings #africa
alongside.... @bevan_agyemang @xawaashking @odette.steele @velmarossa @oliverasike @_anatolibg @thisisthenest @goldsmithsuol @uclurbanlab @thriftsocialnairobi 
This exhibition will showcase our work aswell as work from emerging urban cultures using fashion and styling to express new identities. 
Playing with gender, sexuality and new forms of social exchange, a future image of society is presented. 
@theafricacentre 3rd + 7th October together with @pidginperfect and @eastafricaarts !
#2manysiblings #Utopia #africanfutures #gender #sexuality #eastafricaarts #futuretrends #london #nairobi #africa
#FutureTrends.  a collaboration between creative consultants Pidgin Perfect (Glasgow), curators 2ManySiblings (Nairobi), Ethiopian Institute of Architecture Building & Construction (Addis) and The Africa Centre (London). The project is a new Arts new Audiences (nAnA) grantee through the 'British Council’s East Africa Arts' programme
[www.future--trends.com]

@pidginperfect @theafricacentre @eastafricaarts @thriftsocialnairobi @velmarossa @oliverasike 
#FutureTrends #EastAfricaArts #utopia #africanfutures #2manysiblings #africa 📹: @nairobiphoet
SOON COME!

#FutureTrends Exhibition Launch at the Africa Centre, London
6pm Tuesday 3rd October
Union, ARCH 29 Yard, Union Street, London SE1 0BL
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#FutureTrends is a look into a utopian future where fashion and architecture from East Africa combine to create new desires. The exhibition showcases work from emerging urban cultures using fashion and styling to express new identities. Playing with gender, sexuality and new forms of social exchange, a future image of society is presented. |
with: 
@2manysiblings @thriftsocialnairobi @bevan_agyemang @xawaashking @odette.steele @velmarossa @oliverasike @_anatolibg @thisisthenest @goldsmithsuol @uclurbanlab 
Programme:
6pm Tuesday 3rd October:
Exhibition Launch, film screenings and artist talks |
4pm Saturday 7th October:
2Manysiblings Thrift Social. A fashion exchange, come styled in your future look
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7pm til late Saturday 7th October:
Sounds of Urgent Utopia. Sounds from East Africa's House scene |
#FutureTrends is a collaboration between creative consultants Pidgin Perfect (Glasgow), curators 2ManySiblings (Nairobi), Ethiopian Institute of Architecture Building & Construction (Addis) and The Africa Centre (London). The project is a new Arts new Audiences (nAnA) grantee through the 'British Council’s East Africa Arts' programme
[www.future--trends.com]

#FutureTrends #EastAfricaArts #utopia #africanfutures #design #2manysiblings #africa 
ph: @nairobiphoet
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Tonight at King Kong Jozi / Keleketla: Basso, Mma Tseleng and a special DJ set by Spoek Mathambo (pictured) at the Fashion & Sound/Future Party. R 30 gets you in!

#africanfutures #spoekmathambo #mmatseleng #keleketla #basso #kingkongjozi
We've got a special performance for you at this Thursday's Opening of "Future Africa Visions in Time" (from 6.30pm): "The Wretched" by jazz musicians Tumi Mogorosi, Andrei Van Wyk (Healer Oran) and Gabisile Gabi Motuba is inspired by the revolutionary writing of Frantz Fanon in his seminal text "The Wretched of the Earth". All information is on https://www.facebook.com/events/1439854829468522

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Abdi Osman. Records of African Black Queer (Times) – The Invisible Color of (V)Si(o)lence. (Labeeb). Photographic series 2015. The work is part of the exhibition "Future Africa Visions in Time" which explores visions of future emerging from Africa. Opening + Performance 24 August 18.30 at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg: http://ow.ly/AMNl30eqlSZ

Opening performance:
Tumi Mogorosi, Gabisile Gabi Motuba and Andrei Van Wyk

Exhibition Artists:
Emeka Alams, Rui Assubuji, Syowia Kyambi, Kitso Lynn Lelliott, Alex Mawimbi, Zohra Opoku, Abdi Osman, Simon Rittmeier, Ruth Sacks, Kae Sun

The exhibition project FAVT: Future Africa Visions in Time explores visions of future emerging from Africa and its diasporas. Its content derives from discursive collaborations between artists and researchers, resulting in innovative conceptual works that traverse aesthetic and scientific approaches. Through intensive conversations, artworks and conceptual positions were developed that critically engage with, reflect on, interpret, imagine, intervene into, disturb, translate or anticipate the concepts of ‘Future‘ and ‘Africa‘. Concept by Dr. Katharina Fink, Storm Janse Van Rensburg, Dr. Nadine Siegert. Johannesburg edition curated by Anisha Soff. With works by Emeka Alams, Rui Assubuji, Syowia Kyambi, Kitso Lynn Lelliott, kara lynch, Alex Mawimbi, Tumi Mogorosi, Zohra Opoku, Abdï Ośmän, Simon Rittmeier, Ruth Sacks, Kae Sun. Find out more on http://favt.blog/

On show until 19 October.

#africandiaspora #africanfutures #iwalewahaus #frantzfanon #thewretchedoftheearth #queerfutures
Emeka Alams, Kae Sun, Simon Rittmeier. Oceans Apart. Two-channel video installation 2015. The work is part of the exhibition "Future Africa Visions in Time" which explores visions of future emerging from Africa. Opening + Performance 24 August 18.30 at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg: http://ow.ly/AMNl30eqlSZ 
Opening performance:
Tumi Mogorosi, Gabisile Gabi Motuba and Andrei Van Wyk 
Exhibition Artists:
Emeka Alams, Rui Assubuji, Syowia Kyambi, Kitso Lynn Lelliott, Alex Mawimbi, Zohra Opoku, Abdi Osman, Simon Rittmeier, Ruth Sacks, Kae Sun 
The exhibition project FAVT: Future Africa Visions in Time explores visions of future emerging from Africa and its diasporas. Its content derives from discursive collaborations between artists and researchers, resulting in innovative conceptual works that traverse aesthetic and scientific approaches. Through intensive conversations, artworks and conceptual positions were developed that critically engage with, reflect on, interpret, imagine, intervene into, disturb, translate or anticipate the concepts of ‘Future‘ and ‘Africa‘. Concept by Dr. Katharina Fink, Storm Janse Van Rensburg, Dr. Nadine Siegert. Johannesburg edition curated by Anisha Soff. With works by Emeka Alams, Rui Assubuji, Syowia Kyambi, Kitso Lynn Lelliott, kara lynch, Alex Mawimbi, Tumi Mogorosi, Zohra Opoku, Abdï Ośmän, Simon Rittmeier, Ruth Sacks, Kae Sun. Find out more on http://favt.blog/ 
On show until 19 October. 
#africandiaspora #africanfutures #iwalewahaus 
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Emeka Alams, Zohra Opoku. Fallen. Installation 2015. The work is part of the exhibition "Future Africa Visions in Time" which explores visions of future emerging from Africa. Opening + Performance 24 August 18.30 at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg: http://ow.ly/AMNl30eqlSZ 
Opening performance:
Tumi Mogorosi, Gabisile Gabi Motuba and Andrei Van Wyk 
Exhibition Artists:
Emeka Alams, Rui Assubuji, Syowia Kyambi, Kitso Lynn Lelliott, Alex Mawimbi, Zohra Opoku, Abdi Osman, Simon Rittmeier, Ruth Sacks, Kae Sun 
The exhibition project FAVT: Future Africa Visions in Time explores visions of future emerging from Africa and its diasporas. Its content derives from discursive collaborations between artists and researchers, resulting in innovative conceptual works that traverse aesthetic and scientific approaches. Through intensive conversations, artworks and conceptual positions were developed that critically engage with, reflect on, interpret, imagine, intervene into, disturb, translate or anticipate the concepts of ‘Future‘ and ‘Africa‘. Concept by Dr. Katharina Fink, Storm Janse Van Rensburg, Dr. Nadine Siegert. Johannesburg edition curated by Anisha Soff. With works by Emeka Alams, Rui Assubuji, Syowia Kyambi, Kitso Lynn Lelliott, kara lynch, Alex Mawimbi, Tumi Mogorosi, Zohra Opoku, Abdï Ośmän, Simon Rittmeier, Ruth Sacks, Kae Sun. Find out more on http://favt.blog/ 
On show until 19 October. 
#africandiaspora #africanfutures #iwalewahaus
African futurist sketches by @ar_theartist #africandigitalart #afrofuturism #africanfutures #afroscifi