• Curated Programme
  • The Showroom, London
  • 2015

Pan African Space Station

Pan African Space Station (PASS) Broadcasting live from The Showroom 63 Penfold Street London NW8 8PQ Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 October, 2-8pm Or listen here During its first week the exhibition 'The Chimurenga Library' will play host to the Pan African Space Station (PASS), Chimurenga's online music radio station and pop-up studio. PASS will present a live broadcasting programme of music, interviews and events with Chimurenga collaborators in London including musicians, journalists, writers, curators and filmmakers. Come and see what's going on or listen to the live stream at www.panafricanspacestation.org.za, where at 11am (GMT) each day you can also find the outline of the day's sessions plus information on the people involved. The Otolith Collective, sorryyoufeeluncomfortable and Chimurenga will be participating on a daily basis with other participants including: Agency for Agency, Larry Achiampong, Phoebe Boswell, Paul Bradshaw. Audrey Brown, Dego (2000 Black), Elvira Dyangani Ose, Christine Eyene, Ros Gray, Henriette Gunkel, Ayesha Hameed, Shabaka Hutchings, Anthony Joseph, Pass Me the Microphone (Amanprit Sandhu and Hansi Momodu-Gordon), Michael McMillan, Jenny Mbaye, Christian Nyampeta,, Funsho Ogundipe, George Shire, Tom Skinner, Matthew Temple. Or follow Pan African Space Station Blog Sunday 11 October, Saturday 10 October, Friday 9 October, Thursday 8 October, Wednesday 7 October After the broadcast studio closes, the sounds and images generated in this process will live on as part of the installation. Listen to the broadcasts online: Shabaka Hutchings: Decolonising the Mind from a (modern) jazz musician’s perspective (Pt. 1) Listening to Dambudzo Marechera with The Otolith Collective and George Shire 2000Black philosophies - dego with/ Kodwo Eshun Listening to FESTAC '77 with Ntone Edjabe and Kodwo Eshun Rereading the African Writers Series - The Otolith Collective and James Currey Shabaka Hutchings: Decolonising the Mind from a (modern) jazz musician’s perspective (Pt. 2) Black Utopia - Sun Ra studies Pass Me the Microphone: Hardeep Pandhal with Amanpr Listening to Bikutsi with Christine Eyene (Re)Visiting FESTAC '77: Michael McMillan with Kodwo Eshun South African jazz at home and in exile with Pinise Saul, Livin' the Highlife with Barby Asante and Larry Achiampong Pass Me the Microphone: Phoebe Boswell The Black Atlantis by Ayesha Hameed They go say I don't be woman! with sorryyoufeeluncomfortable Not Only Our Land but Our Souls with sorryyoufeeluncomfortable Oscillations Over Oceans w/ sorryyoufeeluncomfortable Pass Me the Microphone: Rehana Zaman Queer Future(s) with Henriette Gunkel Listening to George Hallett and Exiled Voices with Christine Eyne Pass Me the Microphone: Bryan Gee w/ Kodwo Eshun Ties that Bind with sorryyoufeeluncomfortable and Biyi Straight No Chaser - Ancient to Future with Paul Bradsh Pass Me the Microphone: Junior Boakye-Yiadom The Swarm with sorryyoufeeluncomfortable and Kodwo Eshun Barby Asante's Black Jazz Records Palm-Wine Nights in Soho with Dele Sosimi & Teju Adeley A Native of Nowhere with Kemang Wa Lehulere Numbi Arts with Imruh Bakari