International festival on decolonisation & identity

CAMPO, Vooruit, NTGent, Africalia & Black  speaks Back
20.02 - 02.03


Arts festival SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT presents a program of new dance, music, theatre and performance creations developed in Ghent and a fine selection of international performances making their Ghent débuts, with a particular attention to the African continent.

i.c.w. Gouvernement, UGent Africa Platform & Africalia

 

SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT
Performance / dance / theater / talks / music / party
WED 20 FEB - SAT 02 MAR 
On various locations in Ghent 


MORE OF SAME SAMEā€¦ BUT DIFFERENT

OPENING
20 FEB in Vooruit
- free entrance (RSVP needed)

19:15 - 20:00  - Deogracias Kihalu 'KONGO SYMPHONIE'
20:00 - Welcome speech by Heleen Debeuckelaere (BsB)
20:30 - film ‘FAIRE-PART’
21:30 - aftertalk with the film-makers
22:00 - #PUNK by NORA CHIPAUMIRE


EMBRACE - The Vooruit Sessions - Nástio Mosquito
20-21-22 FEB @ Vooruit Torenloge

Small talk? Een shot whiskey? Een bekentenis? Het kan allemaal in de open radio booth ‘Embrace’
 

Coloured swans - Moya Michael
21 FEB @ Vooruit Theaterzaal
(in double bill with Ligia Lewis)
An intimate exploration of African roots and heritage
 

Debat: Global art in nationalist times
21 FEB @ Minard

 

Six impossible things before breakfast - with Laura Nsengiyumva
21 FEB @ Vooruit Foyer Theaterzaal

Think
 

It seemed far, but it was close - Emi Kodama
21 & 22 FEB @ Gouvernement

Performance installation
 

Kuzikiliza - Pitcho Womboa Konga
22 & 23 FEB @ Arca

Three men, one speech. And the spirit of Patrice Lumumba.
 

SAME SAME NIGHTS: VERSION I
22 FEB @ Vooruit-café
 - free
Party with artistic interventions and DJ sets by a.o. Ariah Lester, KASK-students & DJ Sahra. More to be announced!

Legacy - Nadia Beugré
23 & 24 FEB @ Vooruit Domzaal

An enthralling ode to some exceptional women.
 

Lesson of the Century: We should all be feminists
26 FEB @ Vooruit Theaterzaal

A lesson about emancipation, justice and feminism, and thus a lesson about equality. The point of departure is the essay “We should all be feminists” by the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
 

Hate Radio - Milo Rau
26, 27 & 28 FEB @ Minnemeers

A play about Rwandan Radio Télevision Libre des Mille Collines


Ser Humano - Nástio Mosquito 
27 FEB - 2 MAA @ Gouvernement

installation
 

Flandria - Roland Gunst
28 FEB, 1 & 2 MAR @ LOD studio

Imagining an Afropean kingdom in Flanders
 

Voice of nature: the trial - Maria Lucia Cruz
1 & 2 MAR ON LOCATION

An artistic proposal for ecological justice
 

The Congo Tribunal - Milo Rau
2 MAR @ Vooruit Theaterzaal

A humanly harrowing tableau of the neo-colonial world order



For the full program, more information & tickets:
www.vooruit.be & www.ntgent.be 


Black speaks Back

Black speaks Back tries to develop a space to talk about race and racism in a European context. As a grass-roots organization they mainly use social media platforms on which they share discussions, slam poetry, interviews with young thinkers and professionals from the African diaspora and lifestyle video’s. They will be curating the debates during Same Same But Different.