1-54 Forum London
14 - 17 October 2021
Overture/Talk - The Continental Drift: Recuperating the Echoes, the Ghosts, the Songs
In this opening keynote, 1-54 Forum curator Dr. Omar Kholeif frames the context of Continental Drift. They demonstrate this through the work of continental poets, songwriters, lyricists, and historians deceased and erased; forgotten or lost whose ghosts have been summoned. Here they beckon, primed to be heard. Dr. Omar Kholeif will be joined by Koyo Kouoh (Executive Director and Chief Curator at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA).