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Troubling Waters // Book Launch (Memorializing and Decolonizing Practices in the Francophone Caribbean and Other Spaces)

  • Region: London
  • Type: Talk
  • Cost: Free

 

Join us for a night of conversation, screenings, music and live performance to celebrate the launch of Memorializing and Decolonizing Practices in the Francophone Caribbean and Other Spaces edited by Stephanie Melyon-Reinette.

The book gathers together self-portraits, analytical essays and ethnographies to explore the intersection between self-determination, intimacy and geopolitics throughout postcolonial France and the French Caribbean.

The book’s editor Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette, will be joined by Martinican artist Jean-François Boclé, Guadeloupean DJ Nindo Tune and independent curators  Amina Lawal Agoro andAlinta Sara

Don’t miss this incredible event that brings together literature, music, and French-Caribbean flavours.

RSVP here

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-memorializingdecolonizing-practices-in-the-francophone-caribbean-tickets-726054256827?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

PROGRAMME //

7 PM •Opening/ Ouverture

-     DJ Nindo Tune

 

7:30 • Performance I

– Jean-François Boclé « Sé mésié Kriminèl a pa ka jwé »

 

8 PM • Book Launch & Discussion

-     Amina Lawal Agoro + Alinta Sara (co-curators, Divinations of worlds to Come)

-     Jean-Francois Boclé « Toxic items: Collecting Reality »

-     Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette « Chorégraphier en Pays Dominé »

 

9 PM • Film projections / exhibitions

-     « MA(SCA)RRONS » by Chantaléa Commin (excerpt)

-      Yaima Santana Galindo (Cuba) Congo Mark (dance performance)

 

10 PM • Performance II

-     Jean-François Boclé « Sé mésié Kriminèl a pa ka jwé »

 

10:30- 11:30 • Closing / Clôture

-     DJ Nindo Tune (dance & drinks)

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