Unruly Knowledge: Rehearsing for Epistemic Restitution
May 16-19, 2024 - The African Art Book Fair, Dakar

This four-day program is developed by Amal Alhaag and Selene Wendt in collaboration with Pascale Obolo, Afrikadaa, and the African Art Book Fair and aims to explore how artists, designers, thinkers, activists, and communities in Africa and its diasporas address the concept of epistemic restitution and the return of knowledge. The Unruly Knowledge sessions are conceived as an interdisciplinary call and response to the African Art Book Fair program.


Restitution: Thinking Beyond Cultural Heritage Objects
May 2-3, 2024 - Nordic Black Theatre, Oslo

We’re excited to announce the collaborative research chapter of this multi-locational and multi-year artistic research project, which will be launched with a two-day symposium at Nordic Black Theatre, Oslo. This gathering is organized around fouterrelated themes: (Un)learning Decolonial Curating; Disrupting the Archives; Performing Decoloniality and Artistic Practices of Storytelling, which will be discussed in a workshop environment where participants and guest speakers will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, strategies, and reference points. Participants include Tawanda Appiah, Michael Barrett, Bafana Isaac Nhlapo & Ibou Cissokho & Solo Diarra, Jeannette Ehlers, Quinsy Gario, Sasha Huber, Marcia Harvey Isaksson, Linda Lamignan, Duduzile Mathsoni, Aude Christel Mgba, Lennon Mhishi, Wayne Modest (remote), Ogutu Muraya, Cliff Moustache, Victor Mutelekesha, Emmanuel Ndefo and Pascale Obolo.