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The Program

3nd International Artists Gathering

"Africa of Africans" 11-14 January 2018

Thursday, 11 January
Location : ALIF Riad 6, Derb Idrissi Skallia Douh

6:00 PM
Reception and welcoming guests, program presentation
6:30 PM
Pre-opening of the exhibition

Friday, 12 January
Dar Batha and other locations (Open to the general public)

9:00 AM
Panel presentation:

Photography & Documentary Films in Africa

Frank Vellenga, Photographer, Amsterdam, Netherland – Moderator
M'hammed kilito, Photographer, Rabat, Morocco
Eva Maria Ocherbauer, Phtographe,r Berlin, Germany
10:30 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM
Panel presentation

Sufism, religion, rituals and their artistic expressions in Africa

George Bajalia (PhD Candidate in Anthropology, Columbia University, USA)
Sidi Brahim Tidjani, Spiritual Leader
Fernando Manrique, Psychiatrie und Pschotherapie Swisszland
Ramia beladel, Visual Artist, Merrakach
Meriem El Haitami , professor at l'universite international, Rabat, Morocco
Mohamed Charkaoui, Artist, Calligrapher
Nadège Chabloz, Anthropologue, Institut des mondes africains, IMAF, EHESS, Paris
1:00 PM
Lunch provided by Café Clock Fez

3:00 PM
Fashion show

African Fashion
7:00 PM
Music concert


8:30 PM
Dinner at Dar Batha


Saturday, 13 January
Dar Batha and other locations (Open to the general public)

9:00 AM
Panel presentation:

Contemporary art in Africa

Neil van der linden, Curator, Amsterdam, Netherlands –Moderator
Yvon Langue, Curator based In Rabat
Mohamed Arejdal Visual Artist, Rabat - Morocco
Aurelie Lierman, Belgium/Rwanda
Matteo Rubbi, visual artist, Italy (project in Mali)
Shishani Vranckx, Artist, Singer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
10:30 AM
Coffee Break
11:00 AM
Panel presentation:

Language exchange in Africa, beyond Francophone and Anglophone

Ouiam Mallouk, ALC-ALIF Model United Nations Club – Moderator
Mohammed Hamdouni, Takes Fes Art organization
American Language Centre Fez
French Institute Fez
1:00 PM
Lunch provided by Café Clock Fez

3:00 PM
Workshop

Islamic Geometry
5:00 PM
Documentary projection:

Bwiti and Iboga ( Cinema Bab Boujloud )
7:00 PM
Slideluck, African Potluck:

followed by the slide show production

Sunday,14 January
different locations

9:00 AM
Tour of the Fez Medina, with visits to various galleries, art spaces, studios, and artistic organizations within the old city.
5:00 PM
Theatre Performance:

at Cinema Boujloud

Program Schedule