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23.08.2004 - 03.09.2004
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
The Making of ...
Black Berlin City Bus Tour
Participation by appointment, approx. 2 hrs. each
From the 9th school year on.
Free admission
30.08.2004 - 07.09.2004
10:00
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
Zoologischer Garten bus stop
Black Berlin City Bus Tour
From the 6th school year on.
Performance: 7 Sept., 19 h
Admission: 5
06.09.2004 - 24.10.2004
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
Radio Black Atlantic
Online-radio for groups from the age of 14 onwards.
Editorial sessions from 6 September to 24.October; dates to be confirmed
Broadcast: 17.9./24.9./1.10./8.10./15.10./22.10., from 18-19 h
Free admission
06.09.2004 - 17.09.2004
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
The Making of ...
Olhos d’água
Participation by appointment, approx. 2 hrs. each.
From the 9th school year on.
Free admission
06.09.2004 - 12.09.2004
19:00
Africa, America, Europe
performance
Black Atlantic
Black Berlin City Bus Tour
Poetry of the Invisible
A bus tour of Berlin with Ismael Ivo
Starting from the House of World Cultures
Admission: 8
16.09.2004
19:00
Africa, America, Europe
Black Atlantic
Black Atlantic - Opening
Event
at 21 Uhr MJ COLE DJ Set feat. special live performances by Elizabeth Troy and Shea.
Free admission
17.09.2004 - 15.11.2004 Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12-20 h, Fri+Sat until 22 h
12:00
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
exhibition
Black Atlantic
BLACK ATLANTIC
New works by Isaac Julien, Keith Piper, Lisl Ponger, and Tim Sharp
Curated by Shaheen Merali
GUIDED TOURS:
Sat 25. Sept, 16h - Denise Krampe
Sun 26. Sept, 16h - Rey Akdogan
Sat 16. Okt, 16h - Shaheen Merali
Sat 23. Okt, 16h - Dr. Annette Bhagwati
Following dates enquiries: Phone: ++4930-39 78 71 75
Admission: 4 , concessions 2
Free admission on Wednesdays
17.09.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
"Créolisation" and "double consciousness"
Perspectives on the Black Atlantic
Talk with Edouard Glissant (Author, Sociologist and Philosopher, New York/Paris/Fort-de-France) and Paul Gilroy (Sociologist/Scholar of Cultural Studies, New Haven, USA).
Host: Tina Campt (Historian, Durham, USA)
Languages: French-English-German
Free admission
17.09.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Feel like going home (The Blues III)
Martin Scorsese
USA 2003, 83 min., OV
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
18.09.2004
13:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Artists talks
Artists of the exhibition discuss their works. With Isaac Julien, Keith Piper, Tim Sharp.
Free admission
18.09.2004
15:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Visualizing the Black Atlantic
With Shaheen Merali, Isaac Julien, Lisl Ponger and Paul Gilroy (tbc)
Moderation: Olu Ogiube (Artist, New York)
At the TALKLOUNGE in Palais am Funkturm.

Entrance: Messegelände Berlin, Halls 18 to 20, Main Entrance North (Masurenallee)

Admission to ART FORUM: 15 (Day Ticket)
18.09.2004
17:00
Africa, America, Europe
reading
Black Atlantic
The Poetry of the Black Atlantic
Reading: Poesía del Atlántico Negro with Nancy Morejón (Havana), Host: Ineke Phaf-Rheinberger (Literature Studies, Berlin)

Languages: Spanish - German

Admission: 5 , concessions 2,50
18.09.2004 further shows: 19., 21., 23., and 24.9.
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
performance
Black Atlantic
Olhos d'água
Dance Theatre by Ismael Ivo
Premiere | Commission
Admission: 15 , concessions 10
19.09.2004 - 15.11.2004
10:00
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
installation
Black Atlantic
Sounding Gallery
Keith Piper + Tina Campt
Free admission
19.09.2004
13:00
Africa, America, Europe
performance
Black Atlantic
"The Notion Picture Show"
Lisl Ponger
Performance by Lisl Ponger with After-show-discussion.
Free admission
19.09.2004
16:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Becoming Black Europe
Discussion with Gloria Wekker (Anthropologist, Utrecht), Lily Golden (Anthropologist, Moskau/Chicago), Lena Sawyer (Anthropologist, Stockholm).
Host: Sheila Mysorekar (Journalist, Cologne)
Concept: Fatima El-Tayeb (Historian, San Diego)

Languages: English-German

Free admission
19.09.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Black Russians
D: Kara Lynch
USA 2001, 116 min., OV
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
19.09.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
performance
Black Atlantic
Olhos d'água
Dance Theatre by Ismael Ivo
Commission

After-show-talk mit Ismael Ivo

Admission: 15 , concessions 10
21.09.2004 - 23.09.2004
10:00
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
Afrikanisches Viertel
Art Workshop
From the 6th school year on.
Admission: 5
21.09.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
performance
Black Atlantic
Olhos d'água
Dance Theatre by Ismael Ivo
Admission: 15 , concessions 10
22.09.2004
19:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
W.E.B. Du Bois
The Theory and Practice of Black Identities
Discussion with David Levering Lewis (Historian, New York), Shamoon Zamir (American Studies, London)
Host: Sieglinde Lemke (American Studies, Berlin)

Languages: English-German

Free admission
23.09.2004
16:00
Africa, America, Europe
symposium
Black Atlantic
German Colonial History
from a transnational Perspective
Discussion with Pascal Grosse (Assistent of the Department of Neurology/Historian, Berlin), Heike Paul (American Studies, Berlin/Leipzig), Sebastian Conrad (Historian, Berlin)
Host: Joachim Zeller (Historian, Berlin)
Free admission
23.09.2004 - 24.09.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
performance
Black Atlantic
Olhos d'água
Dance Theatre by Ismael Ivo
After-show-talk with Ismael Ivo at September 23
Admission: 15 , concessions 10
24.09.2004
16:00
Africa, America, Europe
symposium
Black Atlantic
Contemporary Black German History
Discussion with Peggy Piesche (Scholar of Liiterature, Utrecht/Berlin), Yara Colette Muniz de Faria (Historian, Berlin), Tina Campt (Historian, Durham).
Host: Fatima El-Tayeb (Historian, San Diego)

Languages: English-German

Free admission
25.09.2004
17:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
The Central Role of Music
in the World of the Black Atlantic
Discussion with Christopher Small (Musicologist and Composer, Barcelona)
Host: Max Annas (Music Journalist and Author, Cologne)

Languages: English-German

Free admission
25.09.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Berimbrown
Followed - at 22 h - by:
CLUB
DJ Grace Kelly (Bahia/Berlin)
Brazil, Latin, Orient & Worldbeats - guaranteed the best dance music and maximum groove.
Admission: 15 , concessions 12
26.09.2004
17:00
Africa, America, Europe
reading
Black Atlantic
Female Narrators of the Black Atlantic
Jackie Kay and Marie-Hélène Laforest
Reading and Diskussion with Jackie Kay (Great Britain) and Marie-Hélène Laforest (Haiti/Italy)
Host: Ekpenyong Ani (Germany)

Languages: English-German

Admission: 5 , concessions 2,50
26.09.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Hope in My Heart
+ Tal der Ahnungslosen
Maria Binder
+ Branwen Okpako
Hope in My Heart: The May Ayim Story
D: Maria Binder, Germany 1997, 29 min.
+ Tal der Ahnungslosen
D: Branwen Okpako, Germany 2003, 85 min.
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
27.09.2004 - 29.09.2004
10:00
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
Afrikanisches Viertel
Art Workshop
From the 6th school year on.
Admission: 5
01.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Virginia Rodrigues
Admission: 15 , concessions 12
02.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Orchestra Baobab
Admission: 15 concessions 12
04.10.2004 - 08.10.2004
11:00
15:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
Dance of the Freed
From the age of 14 upwards
Admission: 5
08.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Gonzalo Rubalcaba Solo
Admission: 15 , concessions 12
09.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Linton Kwesi Johnson
Admission: 15 , concessions 12
12.10.2004 - 14.10.2004
10:00
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
exhibition
Black Atlantic
Drink, Smoke, Made in Havanna
Photographies
Free admission
12.10.2004 - 14.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
dance
Black Atlantic
Drink, Smoke - Made in Havanna
Dance piece with live-musik
European premiere at the House of World Cultures
Co-produced by DanceLab Berlin and DanzAbierta Havanna
Admission: 15 and 13 , concessions 10
15.10.2004 - 17.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Congo Square
MUSIC, RESISTANCE, ENCOUNTERS
Concerts and Jam-Sessions with:
Admission: 13 , concessions 10
Late Entry to Navigated Jam: 8
15.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Re-Invention - Channeling the Jazz Impulse:
Doudou N'Diaye Rose, Archie Shepp, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Abdourahmane Diop, Santi Debriano
Congo Square
Doudou N'Diaye Rose (Dakar - sabar drums), polyrhythmic symphony musician und master percussionist from Dakar
Archie Shepp (New York/Paris - saxophone), legendary expressionist from the Coltrane school with a solid blues background
Jean-Paul Bourelly (New York/Berlin - guitar, voc.), guitarist, singer, composer and artistic director of Congo Square
and Abdourahmane Diop (Dakar/Berlin - percussion), Santi Debriano (New York - bass) and guests.
Admission (incl. jam session): 13 , concessions 10
15.10.2004
22:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Navigated Jam - featuring X-Alfonso
Congo Square
X-Alfonso (Havana - keyboard, voc.)
Keyboarder, composer and rapper: one of the most important representative of modern Cuban music and guests
Late arrival to the jam session: 8
16.10.2004
17:30
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Dub and Sonic
Sound System, Dancehall Culture Outernationally
with Michael Veal (Music Scientist and Musician, New York), Tobias Nagl, and Special Guest Tony Allen
Admission free
16.10.2004 22.30 h: Navigated After Party with liveDEMO · Berlin
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Navigating Democracy:
Cheick Tidiane Seck, Daniel Moreno, Ali Keita, Marque Gilmore
Congo Square
Cheick Tidiane Seck (Bamako/Paris - keyboards)
with his Mandingroove mix, Cheick Tidiane Seck, Salif Keita's other half when it comes to musical ideas, has created a new style of urban-enriched music that flows back across the Black Atlantic.
Daniel Moreno (New York - percussion)
a sensitive improviser, who ranks among the great names from Hancock to Ali Keita, has assimilated the rhythmic cosmos of the Black Atlantic
Ali Keita (Abidjan/Berlin - balaphone)
is considered one of the best and most creative balaphone players on the Ivory Coast
Marque Gilmore (Boston/London/Stockholm - drums/electronic) legendary drummer and founding member of "NYC's Black Rock Coalition"
Admission (incl. jam session): 13 , concessions 10
17.10.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
reading
Black Atlantic
Black British Writing
Diran Adebayo
Reading by the young British writer Diran Adebayo - supported by DJ Ed2000 (Dangerous Drums, Berlin)
Admission free
17.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Activating the Rhythm Arts
Congo Square
Tony Allen (Lagos/Paris - drums)
"The man who put the beat into Afrobeat"
with Cesar Anot (Paris - bass), Claude Dibongue (Paris - guitar) and guests
Admission (incl. jam session): 13 , concessions 10
17.10.2004
22:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Thinking of Elvin Jones and Tony Williams:
Cindy Blackman, Santi Debriano
Congo Square
Cindy Blackman (New York - drums)
is an internationally successful drummer whose powerful music lies in the colourful sounds and sophisticated rhythms of her arrangements and compositions
Santi Debriano (New York - bass)
is a composer and band leader. He has played with Sam Rivers and Archie Shepp, among others, and is one of the most sought-after and versatile musicians in New York's Latin and Jazz scenes.
Late arrival to the jam session: 8
19.10.2004 - 21.10.2004
15:00
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
youth programme
Black Atlantic
Puppetmastaz
HipHop-workshop
Admission: 5
21.10.2004
16:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Jazz and Cold War Politics
Discussion with Penny von Eschen (Historian, Detroit), Reinhold Wagnleitner (Historian, Salzburg),
Moderation: Harald Kisiedu (Music Journalist and Musician, Berlin)

Languages: English/German

Free admission
21.10.2004
17:45
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Jazz in Nazi Germany
Discussion with Rainer Lotz (Writer, Bonn) and Ekkehard Jost (Musicologist and Musician, Giessen),
Host: Harald Kisiedu
Free admission
21.10.2004 - 23.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Congo Square
MUSIC, RESISTANCE, ENCOUNTERS
Concerts and Jam-Sessions with:
Admission: 13 , concessions 10
Late Entry to Navigated Jam: 8
21.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Spirits and Resistance:
Ayibobo feat. Rosna, Mariana Baraj
Congo Square
Ayibobo featuring Rosna (Port-au-Prince/New York/Bordeaux)
celebrates the vital energy of Voodoo in Brooklyn
Mariana Baraj (Buenos Aires - vocal, percussion)
is an African-inspired percussionist and the rising star of contemporary Latin American sounds
Admission (incl. jam session): 13 , concessions 10
21.10.2004
22:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Navigating Otherness:
D-Nice, Carl Bourelly alias C. Brotha, Torch
Congo Square
Carl Bourelly alias C. Brotha (New York)
extended HipHop, Funk und Jazz rhythms to include musical influences from Harlem: Senegalese community;
Torch (Heidelberg), inventor of German Freestyle Rap and guests
Late arrival to the jam session: 8
22.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Navigating the Essence of Cool:
Omar Sosa, Adam Rudolph
Congo Square
Omar Sosa (Barcelona/Havana - piano)
creates his music from Afro-Cuban rhythms, North-African Gnawa traditions, ChaCha grooves and Rap microcosms, with harmonies and disharmonies, dramatic rhythms and melodic calm
Adam Rudolph (Chicago - drums, percussion)
With his fusions of African and the New World styles, the master of world rhythms is one of the most influential stylists in the genre of World Music
Admission (incl. jam session): 13 , concessions 10
22.10.2004
22:00
Africa, America, Europe
reading
Black Atlantic
Poetry Night
Jayne Cortéz
Urban Poetry Performance
Admission: 5 , concessions 2,50
22.10.2004
23:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Navigating the Essence of Cool:
Joseph Bowie, Kim Clarke
Congo Square
Joseph Bowie (New York/Gorinchem, NL - trombone, vocal)
the brains and heart behind Defunkt, demonstrates with great authenticity that creative improvisation and pop are not mutually exclusive
Kim Clarke (New York - bass)
internationally successful jazz bassist and partner of Joseph Bowie of Defunkt and guests
Late arrival to the jam session: 8
23.10.2004
15:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Technology of Musical Travels
The phonograph and beyond
Discussion with Kodwo Eshun, George Lewis
Host: Diedrich Diederichsen
Free admission
23.10.2004
17:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
HipHop in Europe
Where has it gone to, to whom does it belong?
Discussion with Alain-Philippe Durand, Diedrich Diederichsen, Murat Güngör
Moderation: Björn Döring
Free admission
23.10.2004
20:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
E-Motions:
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid
Congo Square
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid (electronics)
Concept artist, author, musician from New York plus surprise guests
Admission (incl. jam session): 13 , concessions 10
23.10.2004
22:30
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Navigating Utopia:
Muneer B. Fennell
Congo Square
Muneer B. Fennell (New York/Freiburg - cello), composer and one of the few great Jazz cellists and guests
Late arrival to the jam session: 8
27.10.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture
Black Atlantic
Guided tour
with Karim Aïnouz
28.10.2004
18:15
Africa, America, Europe
lecture
Black Atlantic
Crossings of the Black Atlantic
Memory in the Atlantic Interaction Area of the Caribbean
Opening of the series of lectures
AFRIKAMERIKA: Atlantic Constructions
Free admission
29.10.2004 - 31.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
congress
Black Atlantic
Black Media Congress Berlin 2004
BlackGermania - The May Ayim Award Ceremony
Sat 30.10., 22 h
Black Media Congress Party - Club Night
Admission: Sat/Sun 25
Fri admission free | Sat 20 | Sun 10
BMC Club-Night: 8 , concessions 5
29.10.2004
22:00
Africa, America, Europe
Event
Black Atlantic
BlackGermania - The May Ayim Award Ceremony
Award presentation
Free admission
30.10.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
concert
Black Atlantic
Jazz Jamaica
Admission: 15 , concessions 12
30.10.2004
22:00
Africa, America, Europe
lounge
Black Atlantic
Afrotak Party Lounge
Admission: 8 , concessions 5
for participants of the congress included
03.11.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture
Black Atlantic
Giuded tour
with Jörg Heiser
04.11.2004
18:15
Africa, America, Europe
lecture
Black Atlantic
Immanuel Kant, the "Africans" and the successors of the Africans
The rationality of the intellectual racism
Free admission
05.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Madame Satã
D: Karium Ainouz
Brazil/France 2001, 56 min., Engl. subtitles
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
06.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
BaadAsssss Cinema
D: Isaac Julien
USA 2003, 56 min., Engl. OV
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
06.11.2004
21:30
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
The Middle Passage
D: Guy Deslauriers
Martinique/France 1999, 85 Min., Engl. subtitles
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
07.11.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
é minha cara / That's My Face
D: Thomas Allen Harris
USA/Brazil 2001, 56 min., Engl. subtitles
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
07.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Fala Tu
D: Guilherme Coelho
Brazil 2003, 74 min., Engl. subtitles
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
09.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
reading
Black Atlantic
Amiri Baraka
Moderation: RonAmber Deloney (Berlin)
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
10.11.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture
Black Atlantic
Guided tour
with Adrian Piper
10.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Weiße Geister
D: Martin Baer
Germany 2004, 60 min., German OV
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
11.11.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Politics from a Black Woman's Insides
D: Yuko Edwards
UK 1998, 26 min., OV
Admission: 5 , concessions 3
11.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion, reading
Black Atlantic
Imperialist violence
Europe's morals and political imagination
Discussion with Sven Lindqvist
Chair: Paul Gilroy
Languages: English and German with translation
Free admission
12.11.2004
15:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture, panel discussion
Black Atlantic
The Haitian Revolution
and the German Enlightenment
Lecture and discussion with Gina Ulysse
Moderation: Marie Biloa Onana

Languages: English/German

Free admission
12.11.2004
17:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture, panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Racial Science
Lecture and discussion with Londa Schiebinger and Pascal Grosse
Moderation: Tina Campt

Languages: English/German

Free admission
12.11.2004
20:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion, reading
Black Atlantic
The Literary Vision of the Black Atlantic
with Maryse Condé (New York)
Reading and Discussion with Maryse Condé
Host: Ottmar Ette (Potsdam)

Languages: French/English/German

Admission: 5 , concessions 2,50
13.11.2004
14:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture, panel discussion
Black Atlantic
The Herero Genocide
Lecture and discussion with George Steinmetz, Jürgen Zimmerer, Moderation: Joachim Zeller

Languages: English/German

Free admission
13.11.2004
16:30
Africa, America, Europe
lecture, panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Geopolitics and the Berlin Conference
Lecture and discussion with Nina Berman, Kien Nghi Ha
Host: Nicola Lauré al-Samarai

Languages: English and German with translation

Free admission
13.11.2004
19:00
Africa, America, Europe
lecture, panel discussion
Black Atlantic
"Race" and human rights
with Dorothy Roberts
Chair: Paul Gilroy
Languages: English/German
Free admission
13.11.2004
21:00
Africa, America, Europe
film
Black Atlantic
Gehet hin in alle Welt
Die deutsche Mission in Afrika
D: Jean Marie Teno
Germany/France 2004, 68 min., German subtitles

Jean Marie Teno is attending the screening.

Admission: 5 , concessions 3
14.11.2004
16:00
Africa, America, Europe
reading
Black Atlantic
Diasporic poetries
Gina Ulysse (New York)
in English language
Free admission
14.11.2004
18:00
Africa, America, Europe
panel discussion
Black Atlantic
Art After Colonialism and Racial Terror
Discussion with Gina Ulysse, Jean-Marie Teno, Cheryl Finley, Renée Green, Karim Ainouz

Languages: English/French/German

Free admission