Taorokende presents: Can Art Emancipate?
In this interdisciplinary evening, KULeuven theme house Taorokende brings together four speakers that took part in initiatives aimed at exploring the emancipatory and empowering potentials of art & artistic expression. Free reception afterwards.
Room AV 00.17, Social Sciences Campus, KU Leuven
Katrien Van der Aa wrote her MA Thesis on Jamaican dub poetry. Currently she is working on a PhD research on dis-‐courses of violence and resistance in Jamaican dub poetry and dancehall.
Ilse Wijnen teaches expressive arts and is a art historian. She is active in many artistic and educative projects for different organisations and leads KNEPH VZW.
Christophe Lardinois, is an active member of a Rasta-‐Culture organization based in Kinshasa (Fédération des Rastas du Congo). He sees this organization as a way of
emancipating the youth interested in music.
Joachim Ben Yakoub studied pedagogy and social work. He works as a staff member for diversity at “de Pianofabriek” in Brussels. He is an active volunteer at “Kif Kif.”
Flyer: Can art emancipate