Maandelijks archief: april 2013


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.

23-­‐04-­‐2013 19.30
Room AV 00.17, Social Sciences Campus, KU Leuven

Our speakers:

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



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