This interactive workshop led in French by Oulimata Gueye’will focus on the issues of gender, race and social justice in Afrofuturism and Afrocyberfeminism. Participants will take part in discussions and hands-on activities to expand their knowledge and global awareness of diversity and social justice issues in pop culture and digital culture.
At Duke University, Oulimata Gueye will present Digital Imaginaries, a joint project of the media art center Kër Thiossane (Senegal), the Wits Art Museum & Fak’ugesi Festival (South Africa), and the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Kalsruhe (Germany) which links digital technologies and Africa with a view towards reevaluating the dominant imaginaries that shape contemporary digital practices.
Senegalese photographer Omar Diop breaks the mold of traditional photography and conveys a universally relevant message through his images; Diop fascinates with his unanticipated perspective on African culture and history. Diop shot “The Future of Beauty” in 2011, and most … Read More