Africa Salon is a lively celebration of African arts and culture through unique discussions, screenings, fashion shows, parties, and performances, featuring some of the most consequential artists from the continent and diaspora.
This year’s salon highlights visual art, poetry, music, fashion, media and for the first time in Africa Salon history, dance and cuisine.
Saturday, April 22, Events:
Taste of Africa 12:00pm
Interactive Taste Presentation and Food Festival
Featured Artist: Essie Bartels|Spice Mixologist x Founder, Essiespice
From Afropunk to Muslim Ban 1:15
Discussion on the intersection of Racism, Islamaphobia, Xenophobia and Pop Culture.
Featuring Yale Student Artists
African Dance Showcase
Featured Dance Groups:
Nubian Foxes, University of Connecticut
WAMULA|Eastern Connecticut University
Cosmic Africa 3:45pm
Musical Workshop and Discussion
Marshka and Joseph Kiwango of Cosmic Homies, Musical Collective
All Things Ankara Fashion Show 6:00pm
Featured Artist: Nikki Billie Jean|Designer x Founder, All Things Ankara
The After-Party 11:00
Featured Artist: DJ Kash |Aboki Entertainment
For more event details and registration go to africasalon.yale.edu.
Sponsors: Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity and Transnational Migration, the Office of International Affairs and the MacMillan Center