Archiving the Mo(ve)ment by Okhiogbe Omonblanks Omonhinmin

Archiving the Mo(ve)ment by Okhiogbe Omonblanks Omonhinmin

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This series looks into creating narratives of what it means to be Black and African today, as a collective practice. As part of a wider project (TAC - http://theartconcept.org/), Omonblanks facilitates and documents multifaceted and collaborative oral histories of lived experiences of Black and African people on the continent and in the diaspora. This chapter, taking place in the context of COLLECTIVE PRACTICES – focuses on the current pandemic moment. Previously planned as a weekend gathering of conversations, screenings, exhibition, music and food - the project now takes shape in the digital space.

With their long term conversation and archiving initiative, one of TAC’s aims is to expand narratives of African and Black identities, coming out of the multiplicities of African and Black communities. To the present day, widely available knowledge and attitudes about African people are so entangled with stereotypes, often shaped and told from outside of the continent, that they frequently remain confused or clichĂ©d, even for the protagonists themselves. The overall documenting and archiving project is both a critical intervention, as well as a recapture and return of ownership of narrative, and an increase in volume, diversity and visibility of stories told by Black and African people of various backgrounds.


đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘾𝘮 đ˜žđ˜©đ˜ąđ˜”? đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° đ˜„đ˜°đ˜Šđ˜Žđ˜Żâ€™đ˜”? đ˜ˆđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜ș? đ˜›đ˜©đ˜Ș𝘮 𝘩đ˜čđ˜Šđ˜łđ˜€đ˜Ș𝘮𝘩 𝘱𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘾𝘮 đ˜¶đ˜Ž đ˜”đ˜° đ˜·đ˜Șđ˜Žđ˜¶đ˜ąđ˜­đ˜Ș𝘮𝘩 đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜¶đ˜Żđ˜„đ˜Šđ˜łđ˜Žđ˜”đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜©đ˜°đ˜ž đ˜€đ˜°đ˜Żđ˜€đ˜Šđ˜±đ˜”đ˜Ž 𝘰𝘧 đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š, đ˜Žđ˜€đ˜©đ˜°đ˜­đ˜ąđ˜łđ˜Žđ˜©đ˜Șđ˜±đ˜Ž đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜Žđ˜€đ˜Șđ˜Šđ˜Żđ˜€đ˜Š 𝘱𝘳𝘩 đ˜Șđ˜Żđ˜”đ˜łđ˜Ș𝘯𝘮đ˜Șđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜­đ˜­đ˜ș 𝘭đ˜Șđ˜Żđ˜Źđ˜Šđ˜„ đ˜”đ˜° đ˜±đ˜°đ˜žđ˜Šđ˜ł đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜łđ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Ș𝘱𝘭 đ˜ąđ˜¶đ˜”đ˜©đ˜°đ˜łđ˜Șđ˜”đ˜ș. đ˜žđ˜©đ˜ąđ˜” đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š đ˜Ș𝘮 𝘣𝘩đ˜Ș𝘯𝘹 đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Šđ˜„ 𝘱𝘮 đ˜Žđ˜¶đ˜€đ˜©? đ˜ˆđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜ąđ˜” đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š đ˜Ș𝘮 đ˜Żđ˜°đ˜”? đ˜žđ˜©đ˜ąđ˜” đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜Ž 𝘣𝘩𝘩𝘯 đ˜źđ˜ąđ˜„đ˜Š đ˜±đ˜ąđ˜łđ˜” 𝘰𝘧 đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜„đ˜Šđ˜źđ˜Ș𝘱 đ˜ąđ˜šđ˜Šđ˜Żđ˜„đ˜ąđ˜Ž? đ˜ˆđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜ąđ˜” đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜Ž đ˜Żđ˜°đ˜”? đ˜žđ˜©đ˜°đ˜Žđ˜Š đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š đ˜Ș𝘮 đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Ș𝘮? đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° đ˜Ș𝘮 đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Šđ˜„ đ˜”đ˜° đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜·đ˜Š đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š? đ˜ˆđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° đ˜Ș𝘮 đ˜Żđ˜°đ˜”? đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° đ˜€đ˜ąđ˜Ż đ˜”đ˜Šđ˜ąđ˜€đ˜© đ˜Źđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜žđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜„đ˜šđ˜Š? đ˜ˆđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° đ˜€đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜Żđ˜°đ˜”? đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° đ˜Ș𝘮 đ˜ąđ˜” đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Š đ˜€đ˜Šđ˜Żđ˜”đ˜Šđ˜ł? đ˜ˆđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜° 𝘳𝘩𝘼𝘱đ˜Ș𝘯𝘮 đ˜°đ˜¶đ˜”đ˜Žđ˜Șđ˜„đ˜Š, đ˜ąđ˜” đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Š 𝘼𝘱𝘳𝘹đ˜Ș𝘯𝘮? (..)

đ˜›đ˜©đ˜Šđ˜Žđ˜Š đ˜Čđ˜¶đ˜Šđ˜Žđ˜”đ˜Ș𝘰𝘯𝘮 𝘱𝘳𝘩 đ˜Șđ˜źđ˜±đ˜°đ˜łđ˜”đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜” đ˜”đ˜° 𝘱𝘮𝘬 đ˜Łđ˜Šđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜¶đ˜Žđ˜Š đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Š đ˜€đ˜Šđ˜Żđ˜”đ˜Šđ˜ł, đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Șđ˜€đ˜© 𝘐 𝘳𝘩𝘧𝘩𝘳 đ˜”đ˜° đ˜©đ˜Šđ˜łđ˜Š 𝘱𝘮 đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜„đ˜Šđ˜źđ˜Ș𝘱 đ˜€đ˜Šđ˜Żđ˜”đ˜Šđ˜ł, đ˜Ș𝘮 đ˜Żđ˜°đ˜” 𝘱 đ˜Żđ˜Šđ˜¶đ˜”đ˜łđ˜ąđ˜­ đ˜­đ˜°đ˜€đ˜ąđ˜”đ˜Ș𝘰𝘯. đ˜đ˜” đ˜Ș𝘮 𝘱 đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Șđ˜”đ˜Š đ˜Žđ˜±đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Š đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Šđ˜łđ˜Š đ˜‰đ˜­đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Ź đ˜±đ˜Šđ˜°đ˜±đ˜­đ˜Š đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜·đ˜Š 𝘣𝘩𝘩𝘯 đ˜„đ˜Šđ˜Żđ˜Șđ˜Šđ˜„ đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Š đ˜±đ˜łđ˜Șđ˜·đ˜Ș𝘭𝘩𝘹𝘩 đ˜”đ˜° đ˜Žđ˜±đ˜Šđ˜ąđ˜Ź. 𝘏đ˜Șđ˜Žđ˜”đ˜°đ˜łđ˜Șđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜­đ˜­đ˜ș, đ˜Șđ˜” đ˜Ș𝘮 𝘱 đ˜Žđ˜±đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Š đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Šđ˜łđ˜Š 𝘾𝘩 đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜·đ˜Š 𝘣𝘩𝘩𝘯 đ˜·đ˜°đ˜Șđ˜€đ˜Šđ˜­đ˜Šđ˜Žđ˜Ž đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜„ đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Šđ˜łđ˜Š đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Șđ˜”đ˜Š đ˜Žđ˜€đ˜©đ˜°đ˜­đ˜ąđ˜łđ˜Ž đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜·đ˜Š đ˜„đ˜Šđ˜·đ˜Šđ˜­đ˜°đ˜±đ˜Šđ˜„ đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Šđ˜°đ˜łđ˜Šđ˜”đ˜Șđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜­ đ˜„đ˜Șđ˜Žđ˜€đ˜°đ˜¶đ˜łđ˜Žđ˜Šđ˜Ž đ˜”đ˜©đ˜ąđ˜” 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘼𝘱𝘭𝘭đ˜ș đ˜€đ˜°đ˜Żđ˜Žđ˜”đ˜łđ˜¶đ˜€đ˜”đ˜Šđ˜„ đ˜¶đ˜Ž 𝘱𝘮 đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Š đ˜Șđ˜Żđ˜”đ˜Šđ˜łđ˜Ș𝘰𝘳 â€˜đ˜–đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Šđ˜ł,’ đ˜±đ˜­đ˜ąđ˜€đ˜Ș𝘯𝘹 𝘈𝘧𝘳đ˜Șđ˜€đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜Ž đ˜Ș𝘯 đ˜ąđ˜Łđ˜Žđ˜°đ˜­đ˜¶đ˜”đ˜Š đ˜Žđ˜¶đ˜Łđ˜°đ˜łđ˜„đ˜Șđ˜Żđ˜ąđ˜”đ˜Ș𝘰𝘯 đ˜”đ˜° đ˜”đ˜©đ˜Š đ˜žđ˜©đ˜Șđ˜”đ˜Š đ˜Žđ˜¶đ˜Łđ˜«đ˜Šđ˜€đ˜”. (đ˜Žđ˜łđ˜ąđ˜„đ˜ą 𝘒đ˜Ș𝘭𝘰𝘼𝘣𝘱: đ˜—đ˜­đ˜ąđ˜Żđ˜”đ˜ąđ˜”đ˜Ș𝘰𝘯 𝘔𝘩𝘼𝘰𝘳đ˜Ș𝘩𝘮: 25, 26, 2019)


In collaboration with COLLECTIVE PRACTICES, Omonblanks will document conversations with people from the Black and African communities living in Berlin, and make connections between Berlin and Accra/Lagos. And while not being able to create a physical gathering at ACUD, the project will involve many different protagonists into online conversations, discussions and performances – that will all form part of the multifaceted narratives and the growing archive by TAC of Black and African perspectives.

If you are interested to take part in a conversation, you can reach out to Omonblanks directly: omonblanks@gmail.com

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events

Winter Wonderland mit Mo Voce

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Winter Wonderland mit Mo Voce

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Workshop: Konzeptualisierung von Projektideen

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Workshop: Konzeptualisierung von Projektideen

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Online Stammtisch Black People Only

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Online Stammtisch Black People Only

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 Online | #Deepen & Flow / Kemetic Yoga Workshop / AfroPolitan Edition

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Online | #Deepen & Flow / Kemetic Yoga Workshop / AfroPolitan Edition

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Online | Black, Brown and Vocal: Building and Learning New & Healthy Habits (Engish)

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Online | Black, Brown and Vocal: Building and Learning New & Healthy Habits (Engish)

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Online | Kultur als Widerstand – FilmvorfĂŒhrungen & Paneldiskussion (Deutsch)

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Online | Kultur als Widerstand – FilmvorfĂŒhrungen & Paneldiskussion (Deutsch)

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