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AFRO FESTIVAL 2016.
AFRO FESTIVAL 2016.
Description

The Afro festival is an annual event that last several days and takes place at the Museum of African Art in Belgrade (MAA). By gathering African and local artists, experts in the field of African studies, students, conoiseurs of Africna arts and cultures, the Museum organises exhibitions and lectures, concerts, music and art workshops. The Afro festival offers the “best of the best” of the MAA’s programs.

PROGRAM

Friday, 3 June

17h
Lecture
IMAGES OF THE OTHER / IMAGES OF OURSELVES

18h
Talk and public listening session
THE ABNORMAL BEATS OF DOGON

20h
Lecture & Film Screening
NOLLYWOOD OR DOOM

21h - “Powerful Twins”

Saturday, 4 June

10-18h
AFRICAN BAZAAR


10-18h
SAILING THE RIVER NIGER – Third MAA Art Competition exhibition

11-14h
ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS

11h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“The Visual Identity of the Museum of African Art: Architecture, Design and the Permanent Display”

12h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“If you can walk you can dance, if you can talk you can sing” (African proverb)

12-18h
MANCALA – African board game...

13h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“Creating Art – the Artist in West-African Society”

14-17h
ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS

THE TRICKSTER ESHU IN STORIES AND PERFORMANCE

THE BIRD IN SENUFO ART

14h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“Secret Knowledge and Rites of Passage among the Peoples of West Africa”

15h
Book presentation: “PHANTOM AFRICA“ by Michel Leiris

 

17h
Catalogue presentation: IBEJI: TWICE BORN – Yoruba Twin Sculptures from the Pаvlić Collection

Sunday, 5 June

10-18h
AFRICAN BAZAAR

10-18h
DURBAR

10-18h
SAILING THE RIVER NIGER – Third MAA Art Competition exhibition

11-14h
ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS:

ОМОLАNGIDI DOLL

WHAT DOES THE DRUM SAY?

11h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“Hunting for Objects: the Pečar Couple as Collectors”

11-16h
MAA MAGAZINE COVER

12h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“The Encounter of Two Worlds – Africa through Travel Writing

12-18h
MANCALA – African board game... 

13h
The official address of the Dean of the African Group, H. E. Mr. Tajouri Sh. Tajouri, Ambassador of Libya in Belgrade.

14h
CONCERT – TOMMY Т & LION VYBZ

14-17h
ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS:

THE TRICKSTER ESHU IN STORIES AND PERFORMANCE

THE BIRD IN SENUFO ART

16h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“The Social Status of West African Peoples”

17h
PRACTICUM – thematic guided tours
“Religion or Magic? Traditional Beliefs among the Peoples of West Africa”

Entrance:

Friday: free
Saturday: 150 RSD
Sunday: 150 RSD

 

 
 

 

Info
Venue
Museum of afican art
From
03.06.2016
Until
05.06.2016
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