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Does translation open up new frontiers for art or does it lead to the loss of context and the purity of the work? Join 16 poets, spoken word and rappers from the SPOKEN WOR:L:DS project (that draws artists from Nairobi and Berlin) as they discover and debate the joys and challenges of translation and the translatability of lyrics. They shall also share their experiences of the project as well as subsequent performances. Rappers, Poets, Spoken Word artists are very welcome to present their work during the open stage segment. (Please register through email@example.com or at Goethe Institut by Wednesday, November 13th between 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.) Karibuni nyote!
SPOKEN WOR:L:DS – lyrical performance between Nairobi and Berlin – is an international literature exchange project between artists from both cities, focusing on contemporary performance poetry.
It takes up impulses of Poetry, Spoken Word, Slam Poetry and Rap, which are art forms that mix literature, music, dance, and visual arts. Eight artists from Berlin, including Josefine Berkholz, Diamondog, Erko, Christian Filips, Josh, LMNZ, Madog, Sabine Scho will meet the following artists from Nairobi: Checkmate, L-Ness, Ogutu Muraya, Wanjiku Mwaurah, Namatsi, Sitawa Namwalie, Octopizzo, and Poetic B.
The project takes place in Nairobi November , 9th – 15th 2013 and in 5th – 12th April 2014 in Berlin.
SPOKEN WOR:L:DS is a project by Literaturwerkstatt Berlin, Maono Cultural Group and Kwani Trust in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Kenya. It is funded by the TURN Fund of the German Federal Cultural Foundation, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung and supported by Goethe-Institut, Auswärtiges Amt, and Gangway e.V. The project’s media partner is AfricAvenir.
Eric Wainaina, Octopizzo, Size 8, Barbara Guantai, Nonini, Sage, Dj’s Pinye & Adrian, Ameleena, Combo, Diana Nduba
Trampolines, Bouncing Castle,Mascots, Face Painters, Playstation, WII Games and Arcade Games.
Details: Live performance by Chef’s Special from Netherlands featuring Deejay Kace, Eppy, Octopizzo, Sarakasi Dancers and more.
Beers at KES 140/- and Tots at KES 100/-
Chef’Special band are renowned for thrilling live performance that features a mix of Funk, Rock and Hiphop.
Performances by: Napalma (S. Africa), Taarabu Fusion, Juliani, Makadem, Yunasi, Kidum, Sarakasi all stars, Octopizzo
Dj Sets by: Dj Hypnotiq and MoB