AFROPEA NOW! Symposium Johny Pitts (UK)
TAG 1 - Freitag 26.09.2014
an Bord der MS Schönbrunn
Moderiert von Margit Niederhuber (AT)
15:00 Simon Inou (AT):
Giving birth to “fresh“ – the first Black Austrian Lifestyle Magazine
16:00 Johny Pitts (UK):
On Afropean Culture
17:15 Nadia Denton (UK):
Why the Best of the Nigerian Film Industry is Yet to Come!
18:15 Teddy Goitom (Schweden):
Afripedia - Welcome to Creativity!
Afropea Now! was taking place from 25. - 27.09.2014 in Linz, Austria at the cultural organisation Stadtwerkstatt in Linz, Austria.
At the core of the festival was a two-day symposium accompanied by film screenigs, concerts, a workshop and an exhibition. Topical focus of Afropea Now! was the African Diaspora in Europe, global structures in the context of Africa and Europe with regard to contemporary art, culture and science were debated, followed by a showcase of current trends in the fileds of film, music and contemporary art. Local and international artists, experts and activists discussed aspects of African-European identities and cultural productions from various points of view.