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Defining Our Time

September 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

September 25, 2016
12–5 p.m.

Defining Our Time
Image credits L to R
Patrick Kabanda, moderator, photograph by J.D. Sloan
Esosa E., panelist, photograph by Lilian Haidar
Tsedaye Makonnen, performance artist, photograph by Tony Hitchcock

Inspired by the exhibition Senses of Time, explore how members of the African diaspora exemplify our time through creative engagement with the arts. Begin with a guided tour of Senses of Time, followed by a live performance by Tsedaye Makonnen responding to the exhibition. Then, Patrick Kabanda moderates as Esosa E., Jacqueline Lara, Femi Ogunjinmi, and Joy Spencer discuss how innovative entrepreneurship can help tell our stories.

Presented in partnership with Roselynn Lewis Consults and Mansa Colabs.

Free and open to the public.

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Defining Our Time
Image credits L to R
Jacqueline Lara, panelist, photograph by Lawrence Green of Time Traveling Media
Joy Spencer, panelist, photograph by Dzifa Awunyo-Akaba
Femi Ogunjinmi, panelist, photograph by Femi Osinowo

12–1 p.m.
Exhibition tour

12:15 p.m.
Performance by Tsedaye Makonnen

1–2:30 p.m.
Panel discussion

2:30–3 p.m.
Networking session

2:30–5 p.m.
Body Art Painting by Laolu


Strategic Partners
Rhoyalty Concepts
Shaju

Media Partners
Afroelle Magazine
Gfem Talk Show
DMV African Entrepreneurs
KDK Events
P.E.R.K. Consulting
Sierra Leonean Empowerment Network – SLEN
Women Change Africa

Details

Date:
September 25, 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202.633.4600
Website:
africa.si.edu