The new photobook "South Africa at Liberty" is now on the market.
This book features the work of South African photographer Yasser Booley.
At this occasion, two launches will take place in presence of the artist : on Thursday the 8th of December 2016 at Het Pand in Ghent and on Friday the 9th of December 2016 at KVS in Brussels.
The booklaunch in Ghent is embedded in a round table panel on the theme "How to write or not to write about Africa", with the case study "South Africa at Liberty", the photobook by Yasser Booley (this activity will occur in English).
Premesh Lalu (Dst/NRF Flagship on Critical Thought in African Humanities, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town)
Andreas Eckert (Director Käte Hamburger Kolleg Work and Human Life Course in Global History, Humboldt University Berlin)
Patrick Van Damme (Department of Plant Production, Ghent University)
Patricia Hayes (Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape)
Yasser Booley (South African photographer)
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent (room Rector Vermeylen)
Free entrance on registration (before December the 6th) on: https://webapps.ugent.be/eventManager/events/GAPSYMJubilee
More info: http://www.gap.ugent.be/Programme10
© Constance Neuenschwander
The booklaunch in Brussels takes place at KVS. Yasser Booley will present his work and the public will have the opportunity to discuss with him (in English). The KVS also hosts the photo exhibition from the book "South Africa at Liberty". After the meeting, a drink will be offered.
These two activities are coupled with the dance performance "Darling". This poetic show is a creation of and performed by choreographers Moya Michael (South Africa) and Igor Shyshko (Belarus).
* Booklaunch: 9/12/2016, 6.30 PM, KVS BOX - Free entrance on registration (before December the 6th): audrey.brisack [@] africalia.be
* Photo expo: 9/12/2016 (11AM-5PM & 6PM-8.30PM); 10/12/2016 (7.30PM-8.30PM); 12/12/2016 (11AM-5PM); 13/12/2016 (11AM-6PM)
KVS BOX - Free entrance
* Darling: 9 & 10/12/2016, 8.30PM + 13/12/2016, 6PM (KVS BOX, info & tickets: http://www.kvs.be/en/productions/darling)
KVS BOX, Arduinkaai 7 Quai aux Pierres de Taille, 1000 Brussels