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The corona revealed the importance of returning to communities, to their memories and knowledge, to their collective intelligence. It highlighted the essential character of solidarity between humans, but also with living beings with which we coexist.

Achille Mbembe

AGORAS

AGORA # 1

AGORA # 2

Commons from the souths

Technologies,

ethics and commons.

Moderator

Molemo Moiloa

Moderator

Estelle Demarcke

The festival opens with the first agora which offers a discussion on the theme: common from the south with the artistic organizations Arts Collaboratory, Platohedro, Kër Thiossane and Waza

The second agora questions the ethical issues of emerging technologies to contribute to the commons, with Bado Ndoye, Alain Kiyindou, Filipe Vilas-Boas, Marta Revuelta Fode Diop

AGORA # 3

Art and AI

Moderator

Delphine Buysse

The third agora offers a cross-discussion between artists and curators on the place of AI in artistic creation with guest curators Tegan Bristow, Marie Du Chastel, Sabine Himmelsbach

 

THE EXHIBITION

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JOSEFA NTJAM

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JOY BUOLAMWINI

Coded Bias

Saturn's molasses

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NHKENSANI MKHARI

Misava

MELIA ROGER

The voice is voices

WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP # 1

WORKSHOP # 2

AI  INITIATION

Tsimologong/GalsenAI

ANTHROPOIDS

Ugo Dehaes

A workshop for teenagers who want to learn the basics of programming and robotics. Come and create your own customized anthropoid!

A workshop for the artists who want to experiment with the specific technique AI such as GAN, one of the most widely used applications of AI in art.

 

RESIDENCY 1

MARCUS NEUSTETTER

For the residency in the Afropixel#8 festival, Marcus Neustetter invites 12 artists from the African continent to participate in a series of creative co-production sessions on Zoom and WhatsApp to develop a collective narrative and explore the notion of a shared vision for the future. Embark on a virtual experience with Marcus Neustetter's participatory performances.

RESIDENCY 2

NANISOKA COLLECTIVE

For its residency, the Nani$ôka collective invites 3 artists from the African continent to design a digital mask (story, legend and action) and to experiment with new formats through the creation of collective narration told in video (production, story and use) and Instagram filters. 

RESIDENCIES

AGENDA

AGORA

Live on social networks

March 10 3 p.m. GMT

March 17 3 p.m. GMT

March 24 3 p.m. GMT

WORKSHOP 1

@Ker Thiossane: on registration

March 27 3 p.m. GMT

April 3 3 p.m. GMT

WORKSHOP 2

@Ker Thiossane

April 7 10 am GMT

April 8 10 am GMT

RESIDENCE 1

Online Performance

April 9 6 p.m. GMT

April 10 6 p.m. GMT

RESIDENCE 2

Instagram and website

March 20 3 p.m. GMT

April 5 3 p.m. GMT

DIGITAL ART FESTIVAL

AFROPIXEL#8

SPONSORS

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