In Cooperation: BE.BOP 2016. Black Europe Body Politics. Call & Response. curated by Alanna Lockward

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Info   Festival Ticket: 25 € / 15 € / Day Ticket: 10 € / 6 € / Single Event: 6 € / 4 €

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Produced by Art Labour Archives for Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz and curated by Alanna Lockward, BE.BOP 2016. BLACK EUROPE BODY POLITICS. CALL & RESPONSE. will take place from 1 to 3 June in Berlin at Volksbühne am Rosa Luxemburg Platz, sponsored by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung – bpb) and organised in cooperation with AfricAvenir International e.V. Also taking place in Copenhagen from June 5-7 sponsored by the Danish Arts Foundation, this festival is organized by Art Labour Archives, a decolonial transdisciplinary and indisciplinary curatorial initiative based in Berlin. Since 2012, BE.BOP has had an international impact through presentations in major cities across three continents.

In English with simultaneous translation into German and Spanish.

Festival Ticket 25 € / 15 €  Reduced
Day Ticket: 10 € / 6 € Reduced
Single Event: 6 € / 4 € Reduced

With: Sandra Abd’Allah-Alvarez Ramírez (Germany + Cuba) + Laura Alegre (Argentina)  + Dalida María Benfield (USA + Panama) + Gurminder K. Bhambra (UK) + Manuela Boatca (Germany + Rumania) + Erna Brodber (Jamaica) + Lesley–Ann Brown (Denmark + Trinidad) + Artwell Cain (Netherlands + St. Vincent)  + Kjell Caminha (Sweden + Brazil) + Augustus Casely-Hayford (UK) + Mathias Danbolt (Denmark) + Teresa María Díaz Nerio (Netherlands + Dominican Republic) + Yoel Díaz Vázquez (Germany + Cuba) + Frank Dragtenstein (Netherlands + Suriname) + Rebecca Drammeh (Sweden) + Simmi Dullay (South Africa + Denmark) + Jeannette Ehlers (Denmark + Trinidad) + Fatima El Tayeb (USA + Germany) + Quinsy Gario (Netherlands + Curacao) + Cristel Gbaguidi (Germany + Benin) + Pedro Pablo Gómez (Colombia) + Gillion Grantsaan (Denmark + Netherlands + Suriname) + Adler Guerrier (USA + Haiti) + Ylva Habel (Sweden) + Sasha Huber (Finland + Switzerland + Haiti) + Malcolm Momodou Jallow  (Sweden + Senegal) + Jane Jin Kaisen (Denmark) + Patricia Kaersenhout (Netherlands + Suriname) + Nazila Kivi (Denmark + Iran)  + Krudas Cubensi (USA + Cuba) + Napuli Langa (Germany + Sudan) + Mette Moestrup (Denmark) + Mwangi Hutter (Germany + Kenya) + Patrice Naimbana (UK + Sierra Leone) + Anna Neye (Denmark) + Tone O. Nielsen (Denmark) + Tanja Ostojic (Germany) + Anne Ring Petersen (Denmark) + Tuleka Prah (Germany + Ghana) + Julia Roth (Germany)  + Rod Sachs (USA) + Moritz Schramm (Denmark) +  Robbie Shilliam (UK) + Helle Stenum (Denmark)  + Javier Tapia (Denmark + Chile) + Ovidiu Tichindeleanu (Rumania)  + Rolando Vázquez (Netherlands + Mexico).

Walter Mignolo + Advisor
Julia Roth + Commissioned Works Coordinator
Elena Quintarelli + Curatorial Assistant
Partners: Humboldt University Berlin, Center for Global Studies and the Humanities + IDEA. Arts + Society + Transnational Decolonial Institute Nikolaj Kunsthal + Statens Værksteder (The Danish Arts Workshop) + Network for Migration and Culture + Ediciones del Signo
Sponsored in Denmark by the Danish Arts Council
Media Partners: AfricAvenir + AFROTAK TV cyberNomads  + Reboot FM + Uprising Art + Afrikadaa

BERLIN PROGRAM
BE.BOP 2016. BLACK EUROPE BODY POLITICS. CALL & RESPONSE
BE.BOP 2012-2014

A project of Art Labour Archives for Volksbühne
Curated by Alanna Lockward

June 1-3 Berlin
Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz

Wednesday June 1
10:00-10:30
Roter Salon
Introduction

10:30-11:30
Presentation of Ediciones del Signo's volume: BE.BOP 2012-2014: El Cuerpo en el Continente de la Conciencia Negra (The Body in the Continent of Black Consciousness). Edited by Alanna Lockward for the collection “El Desprendimiento” (De-linking), directed by Walter Mignolo. Translated by Laura Alegre and revised by Teresa María Díaz Nerio. With contributions by: Manuela Boatca, Erna Brodber, Lesley-Ann Brown, Artwell Cain, Teresa María Díaz Nerio, Yoel Díaz Vázquez, Simmi Dullay, Jeannette Ehlers, Fatima El Tayeb, Patricia Kaersenhout, Walter Mignolo, Quinsy Gario, Julia Roth, Robbie Shilliam and Rolando Vázquez.

Laura Alegre + Alanna Lockward + Walter Mignolo + Zulma Palermo + Malena Pestellini
Moderated by Rolando Vázquez

11:30-13:30
Roter Salon
Screening of Orí by Raquel Gerber. Berlin Premiere
Moderated by Artwell Cain

13:30-14:30 BREAK

14:30-15:-00
Park
Parade by Jeannette Ehlers

15:00-15:30 BREAK

SESSION I: MARRONAGE AND BORDER THINKING
15:30 -17:15
Roter Salon
Walter Mignolo + Robbie Shilliam + Augustus Casely-Hayford + Jeannette Ehlers
Moderated by Quinsy Gario

17:15-17:45 BREAK

17:45-19:15
SESSION II: MARRONAGE, (DE)COLONIALITY AND INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION
Roter Salon
Pedro Pablo Gómez + Rolando Vázquez + Simmi Dullay + Rod Sachs
Moderated by Ovidiu Tichindeleanu

19:15-19:30 BREAK

19:30-20:15
3 Floor
Teresa María Díaz Nerio. Areíto Indestructible, performance. World Premiere

20:15-21:00
Q & A Moderated by Alanna Lockward

21:00 TBA
Screening of My African Food Map by Tuleka Prah

Thursday June 2
SESSION II: CONTEMPORARY MARRONAGE AND COLLECTIVE HEALING
11:00-1:00 pm
Roter Salon
Yoel Díaz Vázquez' Napuli's Tree. World Premiere
Yoel Díaz Vázquez + Cristel Gbaguidi + Napuli Langa + Tanja Ostojic + Julia Roth
Moderated by Robbie Shilliam

13:00-14:00
Performance by Quinsy Gario, World Premiere

14:00-15:00 BREAK

SESSION IV: ENSLAVEMENT, GENOCIDE AND THE COLONIALITY OF MEMORY
15:00-17:00
Roter Salon
Manuela Boatca + Artwell Cain + Ovidiu Tichindeleanu + Patrice Naimbana
Moderated by Walter Mignolo

17:00-17:15 BREAK

17:15-19:00
Roter Salon
Dalida María Benfield + Jeannette Ehlers + Teresa María Díaz Nerio
Moderated by Alanna Lockward

19:00-20:00 BREAK

20:00-22:00
3 Floor
Patrice Naimbana, Perception Gap, monologue. German premiere.

Friday June 3
SESSION V: SPIRITUAL LIBERATIONS AND PANAFRICANISM
11:00-13:00
Roter Salon
Screening of Allen Report. Retracing Transnational African Methodism (2013-2016) by Alanna Lockward
World premiere
Moderated by Julia Roth

13:00-13:30 BREAK

SESSION VI: FREE WOMEN OF COLOR IN EUROPE AND ABYA YALA
13:30-15:00
Roter Salon
Frank Dragtenstein + Sandra Abd’Allah-Alvarez Ramírez + Krudas Cubensi + Patricia Kaersenhout
Moderated by Teresa María Díaz Nerio

SESSION VII: THE HAITIAN REVOLUTION AS UNIVERSAL MAROON LEGACY
15:00-16:30
Roter Salon
Adler Guerrier +  Alanna Lockward  + Quinsy Gario
Moderated by Walter Mignolo

16:30-16:45 BREAK

SESSION VIII: (DE)COLONIALITY AND SCANDINAVIAN EXCEPTIONALISM
16:45-18:00
Roter Salon
Lesley-Anne Brown + Mette Moestrup + Mathias Danbolt  + Nazila Kivi + Sasha Huber
Moderated by Simmi Dullay

18:00-18:30 BREAK

18:30-20:00 FINAL DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS ONLY

20:00 – 22:00
3 FLOOR
Patricia Kaersenhout. A History of Grief, performance. World Premiere
Q & A with Patricia Kaersenhout
Moderated by Dalida María Benfield

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