SORRY WE’RE OPEN: “Poetic Biographies” with Nkisi (NON Records)

Thursday, 22.09.2016
19:00h at Teatro Munganga, Schinkelhavenstraat 27, Amsterdam  €5



Poetic Biographies is a music induced poetry and performance evening that connects personal anecdotes, political fictions, and the popular cultures of migration(s).

Special guest of this program is music producer and DJ Nkisi, who will also speak about NON, a collective of African artists, and of the diaspora, using sound as their primary media, to articulate the visible and invisible structures that create binaries in society, and in turn distribute power.

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Livestreamed via JA JA JA NEE NEE NEE Radio:

is an online radio station dedicated to the arts. They're broadcasting audible works of art, interviews, readings and lectures—in collaboration with a variety of artists, institutions and collectives. JA JA JA NEE NEE NEE is an initiative by Arif Kornweitz, Orpheu de Jong, Radna Rumping, Femke Dekker, and Reinier Klok. Listen live or check the archive at 

eatro Munganga
By origin from Brazil, Teatro Munganga is a theater group with a small theater venue and a traveling theater bus. Next to staging their own theater productions, Teatro Munganga hosts other artists' theater plays, readings, film screenings, dance performances, workshops and courses at Casa Munganga. Teatro Munganga offers activities for all ages.

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Image: Chino Amobi, Nkisi and Angel-Ho of NON Records, photo: Maria Jose Govea / RBMA for Dazed & Confused magazine (2016).