CECC researcher and Professor Ana Cachola wrote a chapter on the work of artist Binelde Hyrcan for the book 'Atlantica: Contemporary Art from Angola and its Diaspora'.
The book was launched on March 9th at MAAT in partnership with HANGAR.
Hangar – Artistic Research Center launched its first book, Atlantica: Contemporary art from Angola and its diaspora, marking the start of publisher Hangar Books, specialising in publications within the context of contemporary arts, with particular incidence on southern epistemology. The event included an original performance by artist Nástio Mosquito, as well as a round table with several of the book’s authors, such as Ana Balona de Oliveira, André Cunha, Afonso Ramos, Marissa J. Moorman, Nadine Siegert and Paula Nascimento, moderated by Paul Goodwin.
The book is co-edited by HANGAR – CEC and has the support of FCT, Orfeu Negro and FAS. Organized by HANGAR.
Artists: Alice Marcelino, Alida Rodrigues, Ana Silva, Binelde Hyrcan, Délio Jasse, Edson Chagas, Francisco Vidal, Grada Kilomba, Ihosvanny, Januário Jano, Keyezua, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Mónica de Miranda and Yonamine
Essays: Adriano Mixingue, Afonso Dias Ramos, Ana Balona de Oliveira, Ana Cristina Cachola, Ashleigh M. Barice, Bruno Leitão, Delinda Collier, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Gabi Ngcobo, Maria-Gracia Latedjou, Marissa J. Moorman, Marta Jecu, Nancy Dantas, Nadine Siegert, Negarra A. Kudumu, Paul Goodwin, Paula Nascimento, Pontus Kyander and Raquel Schefer
In the Days of a Dark Safari, 2017 © Kiluanji Kia Henda
BOOK LAUNCH, ROUND TABLE, PERFORMANCE
> 4:00PM | Round table and book presentation moderated by Paul Goodwin
> 7:00PM | Performance by Nástio Mosquito: "What My Grandmother Gave Me"
Venue: MAAT: Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Turbine Hall [Central]
Partnership between HANGAR – MAAT.
DINNER AND LAUNCH PARTY
> 9:00PM | Angolan traditional dinner
> 11:00PM | Live Act PONGO
> 00:00AM – 02:00AM | DJ Set Radio Cacheu
Venue: Espaço Espelho d’Água