RADICAL SOLIDARITY SUMMIT The Radical Solidarity Summit is a week-long online gathering to address urgent issues of our time, explore alternative futures, and discuss the possibilities that can be forged in the cultural field through acts of radical solidarity. It is an opportunity to connect with other organisations and individuals, artists, curators, activists, writers and educators who are passionate about learning, supporting and collaborating in a spirit of generosity and who are committed to the continued fostering of the arts from Africa and its diaspora. Alongside the programme of talks, the event will feature film screenings, performance, readings and an Instagram take-over. Confirmed participants: Diana Campbell Betancourt, chief curator Dhaka Art Summit and artistic director Samdani Art Foundation blaxTARLINES KUMASI, collective and contemporary art project space Chimurenga, a pan-African platform of writing, art and politics Nadia Davids, writer, theatre-maker and scholar Frieda Ekotto, novelist and literary critic Haroon Gunn-Salie, commissioned artist Awa Konaté, critic, curator & founder of @CultureArtSociety Mpho Matsipa, lecturer at Wits School of Architecture and Planning and research fellow at WiSER Achille Mbembe, historian and political theorist Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese, screenwriter, film director and visual artist Nontsikelelo Mutiti, graphic designer, artist and educator Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, contemporary art curator, writer and founder and artistic director at Savvy Contemporary Tuan Andrew Nguyen, artist Rémy Ngamije, novelist and publisher, co-founder of independent literary magazine Doek! Emeka Okereke, visual artist and writer Bukola Oyebode, art writer, editor and publisher, founder and editor-in-chief of art magazine The Sole Adventurer Marie Helene Pereira, curator and director of programmes, RAW Material Company Edgar Pieterse, urban scholar, writer and creative agent, founding director African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town Zahia Rahmani, writer, art historian, curator ruangrupa, contemporary art collective and artistic director of Documenta 15 Albie Sachs, struggle veteran, former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa and Zeitz MOCAA board member Rasha Salti, researcher, writer, and curator of art and film Tau Tavengwa, founder and co-editor of Cityscapes magazine and Curator-at-Large at African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town Françoise Vergès, historian and political scientist Tickets are R85 for African guests, and R150 for international guests. Limited sponsored tickets for students will also be made available on request.