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Forum on the Aesthetics of African Media Arts (8-12 may 2006)

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Biographies of the artists and the panellists

  • Monday 8 may
    Opening of the Forum- Yacouba Konaté
  • 14h30 - Panel 1
    Presenting Ingrid Mwangi/Robert Hutter
    Collective Desires forwarded to Somewhere in Africa + a video project in Nairobi
    Panellists: Henry Meric Hughes and Jimmy Ogonga
    Moderator: Viye Diba

    17h00- Panel 2
    Presenting Amal El Kanawy
    Panellists: Henry Meric Hughes
    Moderator: Tereza Wagner

  • Tuesday 9 may
    15:30 - Interacting with the artists organized by the Dak’Art Biennale 

  • Wednesday 10 may
    14.30 - Panel 3
    Presenting Michèle Magema
    Panellists: Ramon Tio Bellido, Tereza Wagner and Ngoné Fall

    17.00 - Panel 4
    Presenting Berni Searle
    Panellists: Ramon Tio Bellido, Yacouba Konaté, Tereza Wagner
    Moderator: Jimmy Ogonga

  • Thursday 11 may
    14:30 - Panel 5
    Presentation of artistic projects in Africa by The Trinity Session (South Africa), Kër Thiossane (Senegal), Jimmy Ogonga (Nairobi Arts Trust)
    Moderator: Catalina Briceno (Fondation D. Langlois)

    17:00 - Presentation of DigiArts Africa Network by:
    - Marcus Neustetter (Trinity Session)
    - Catalina Briceno (Fondation Daniel Langlois)
    - Doyun Lee (UNESCO)
    - Jimmy Ogonga(Nairobi Arts Trust)
    - Marion Louisgrand (Kër Thiossane)
    Moderator: Ousseynou Wade (Secretary-General, Dak’Art Biennale)

    Closing of the forum

  • Friday 12 May
    15:00 - private meeting
    on the implementation of higher education programmes in the field of media art and design in Africa with the participation of UNESCO, Daniel Langlois Foundation, École nationale d’art de Dakar, Dakar Biennale, UNDP Dakar, Board of the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa (OCPA)



    Ms Catalina Briceno

    Mr Viyé Diba

    Mr Simon Njami

    Mr Jimmy Ogonga

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