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Wednesday 14th October 2020

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Re-telling our hiSTORIES via 3D Digital Art
14/10/2020 6:30pm

ritish Sudanese Architectural Designer, Rayan Elnayal shares how she uses the skills she obtained as an architecture student to visualise fictional spaces inspired by her diasporic background & ethnocentric ideas. She will explore the artistic journey and conceptualisation of her latest project, A Magic Realist Afrabia, as well as discuss relevant themes in her work including: Magic realism, Afrofuturism, the portrayal of western media narratives, identity & ethnic hybridism.
Black Monuments Matter
05/10/2020 9:00am - 31/03/2021 5:00pm
The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town
The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town are pleased to present the online exhibition "Black Monuments Matter". Black Monuments Matter recognises and highlights African contributions to world history by exhibiting World Heritage Monuments and architectural treasures from Sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, this exhibition sweeps away ideas based on racist theories and hopes to contribute to both awareness of African identity and pride of African Heritage.