Radius at CAC Bretigny, Session of 24 February 2017
This week, from Yaoundé, Elsa M’Bala continues her new musical compositions in conversation with the poetry of Christopher Okigbo. In Paris, Mathieu Gillot reads an extract from Ali Mazrui’s The Trial Of Christopher Okigbo, translated weekly for this occasion; and linguist Myriam Suchet introduces heterolinguism, during the Study Day at CAC Bretigny on 4th February 2017.
In New York, Lewis Gordon suggests the idea of postmodern fascism as the condition of our present. This is an extract from a discussion of 22nd February 2017, held during Burning Issues in African Philosophy, an ongoing programme hosted at Columbia University. The speakers include Drucilla Cornell, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Jane Gordon, Lewis Gordon and Olufemi Taiwo.
Radius at CAC Bretigny, Session of 17 February 2017
This week, Joëlle Lamoureux reads an extract of Ali Mazrui’s The Trial of Christopher Okigbo, translated for this occasion from French to English, philosopher Isaie Nzeyimana speaks about the difference between history and testimony, monuments and memory, and Elsa M’Bala presents a new lyrical poem which converses with Okigbo’s poetry.
Radius at CAC Bretigny, Session of 10 February 2017
In today’s session, Manon Pigent reads a French extract from The Trial of Christopher Okigbo, translated for the occasion. Following this, curators and artist Celine Poulin and Marie Preston introduce this exhibition through the Study Day, which took place last week on the 4th of February 2017 in Bretigny.
Writer Mary Wang, reflects on the Women March which took place worldwide on 21 of January, focusing on New York where she lives.
Sunday At Radius, 24 April 2016
With Noah Angell, in the context of Radius at Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, Belgium
21 April – 18 June 2016
On Sunday afternoon of 24 April 2016, Angell and Nyampeta host a live broadcast of gospel and country blues from the Southern United States recorded mostly during the post-industrial period of the 1960s onward. Angell and Nyampeta discuss the music's links to systems of labour, religion and politics as they existed in the American South at that time, and as they continue today.
Precious Memories – Margie Harmon, R.L. Harmon and Ottie “Coot “ Greene
It’s So Hard To Get Along – The Badgett Sisters
Joshua – The Gospel Jubilators
He’s Coming In Glory Someday – Clint Howard, Fred Price & Doc Watson
Wondrous Love – Horton Barker
When I’ve Done The Best I can, I want My Crown – Rev. Charlie Jackson
Death Is Comin Back After You – Rev. Rassie Moore
Poor Boy – John Lee Ziegler
Little Brown Jug – Theopolis Lacy Phillips
Bile The Cabbage Down – “Big Sweet” Lewis Hairston
Your Long Journey – Doc and Rosa Lee Watson
Awake, Awake – Dillard Chandler
After The War – James Son Thomas
Careless Love – Ella Mae Wilson and Richard Williams
Going Downtown – Joe and Odell Thompson
Lay Down My Old Guitar – Bashful Brother Oswald
Just Like A Tree Planted By The Water – Joseph “Chinaman” Johnson, W.D. “Alec” Alexander, Mack Maze, Arthur “Lightning” Sherrod, L.Z. Lee and Jesse Lee Warren
Railroad Bill – Turner Foddrell
Hoot Your Belly Give Your Backbone Ease – Jimmy Lee williams
Stand Back Pretty Girl – Theopolis Lacy Phillips
Out On The Farm – Elester Anderson
This Little Light of Mine – Ada Turner
Travelling shoes – The Badgett Sisters
When I Die – The Watson Family
If I Lose Let Me Lose – John Lee Ziegler
Early One Foggy Morning / Boogie – Robert Dennis
What Makes My Grandpa Love My Grandma So – Jimmy Lee Williams
Eve – Clarence Waddy
Johnson Boys – Theopholis Lacy Phillips
Buckdance – Algia Mae Hinton
Bow and Balance – Horton Barker
Juba – Lee Wallin
Pallet On The Floor – Mississippi John Hurt
I Feel No No Ways Tired – The Badgett Sisters