Plug-In II: Artistic Aggression
Oumou Sy (SN)
Jay Rutledge (DE)
Iba Ndiaye Diadji (SN)
Andreas Hirsch (AT)
Marcus Neustetter (ZA)
Artistic productivity beyond the realm of cultural folklore has been vigorously and emphatically making its presence felt on the African continent, and is also developing a commercially successful mainstream pop culture.
15.00-15.30 Iba Ndiaye Diadji/Senegal
15.30-15.50 Oumou Sy/Senegal
16.00-16.30 Jay Rutledge/D
16.30-17.00 Davis O. Nejo/Nigeria/A
17.00-17.30 Marcus Neustetter, The Trinity Session/South Africa
Moderation: Andreas Hirsch
Iba Ndiaye Diadji/Senegal. Dakar-based art critic; author of
numerous publications on African art, culture, education, and
Oumou Sy/Senegal. Fashion and costume designer; works at
the intersection of art, spectacle and social space; opened
the first Internet café in West-Africa, Metissacana.
Jay Rutledge/D. Ethnologist, freelance journalist and expert for
African pop music.
Davis Oladeji Nejo/Nigeria/A. Actor, writer and curator; founder
of “Cross Cultural Communication”, a non-profit association in
Austria to promote African culture, art and way of life.
Marcus Neustetter/South Africa. Director of The Trinity
Session; has been involved in international online projects
aiming to develop the South African relationship of business,
technology and art; currently developing _sanman (Southern
African New Media Art Network)..
Andreas Hirsch/A. Does analysis, design and re-engineering of
cultural systems. He is working for exhibitions, festivals, shows,
cafés and on/offline media environments. He develops concepts,
studies, stories and scenarios and works as a consultant.