Open Mind Sessions by Ricardo
31 March | 6 pm | talk w/ Marissa Moorman A musician with a long career connected to Angola. A music with a not so recognizable sound. A record produced in the verge of independence. A few thoughts searching for an idea. 28 April | 6 pm | talk w/ Jabulani Maseko 26 May | 6 pm | talk w/ Mathieu Abonnenc 7 June | 6 pm | talk w/ Fernando Arenas OPEN MIND SESSIONS. A series of talks/performances by academics and practitioners organized by cultural theorist, Christabelle Peters. Each session will be inspired by a single thing – an artwork, a piece of music, a gesture in dance, etc. – and will invite us along on a magical and intellectual journey across time and space, making linkages with the cultures and histories of the African diaspora. The talks are based on the idea that an open mind can see a whole universe in the tiniest object.
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Artistic Migrations In and Beyond Lisbon by Ricardo
EDSON CHAGAS — 29th June 2016 — 7 pm [vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="4863" img_size="400x200"] Artistic Migrations In and Beyond Lisbon | integrated in the program  180º Artistas ao Sul Artists Talks Artistic Migrations In and Beyond Lisbon, organized by Ana Balona de Oliveira in a partnership  between the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC-FLUL), the Institute for Art History (IHA-FCSH-UNL) and Hangar in Lisbon, is a series of conversations with artists, some of whom in residence at Hangar in the context of the artist residencies programme ‘180º Artistas ao Sul’, and other invited speakers. Through several media, the artists in question examine and problematize notions of identity and difference, not only national and diasporic, but also cultural, racial, class-based, gendered and sexual, as well as the notion of artistic production as a means for the investigation of history and memory, both collective and individual, both public and private, with the purpose of examining the contradictions…
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Lisbon in Africa by Ricardo
Lisbon shares with Paris the reputation of being the most African city in Europe. If the French capital’s distinction derives from the predominant number of former Francophone colonies on the continent, then the Portuguese case is far trickier – a combination of longevity (a 500 year presence on African soil), a history of settler colonialism (particularly in Angola) involving hundreds of thousands of migrants, and a lengthy, vicious and ‘late’ war waged against the anti-colonial movements in an attempt to keep hold of the country’s African “possessions.” In other words, a long history of blood – both shared and spilled. Lisbon’s distinctive brand of ‘africanicity’ – in all of its subtleties, manifestations, and complexities – forms the nexus of enquiry for this research strand, which is divided into three principal areas of activity: black people. lisbon. A photographic investigation documenting aspects of the lived experience of predominantly African migrants, culminating…
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Coletivo Compasso by Ricardo
Coletivo Compasso is a qualification and training program for immigrant children and youth and from the diasporas, at risk of social exclusion. It aims at the sustainability of the young people and their professional development in the visual arts. It is a collaborative program, co-creation among the immigrant community, artists and educators from Hangar. Coletivo Compasso develops activities in the photographic and audiovisual areas, promoting discussions about the image and its possibilities. Currently working with the immigrant community in Graça - Sapadores and Alto da Eira lines, periodic meetings are held with the participants and the partner entities, to guarantee and promote the participation of young people in various fields, in particular the delineation of content for pedagogical and playful activities for young people, children and their families. Coletivo Compasso has the support of BIP / ZIP 2017. On going Emeka Ogboh September 2019 Gary Stewart October 2019 Workshops Art…
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