“Stories of Kalingalinga” – Private View 27th February

The Centre of African Studies, African Studies Library, and Kerstin Hacker warmly invite you to attend the Private View of an extract of the stunning “Stories of Kalingalinga” photography exhibition.

The ‘Stories of Kalingalinga’ exhibition was held at the Ruskin Gallery 16th January – 13th February, and will remain at the Centre of African Studies through to July, before travelling to the Henry Tayali Gallery in Lusaka, and the Wayi Wayi Art Studio and Gallery in Livingstone, Zambia.

The Centre of African Studies and the African Studies Library are hosting an extract of this exciting exhibition showcasing urban life in Lusaka, Zambia through 11 succinct photographic styles.

The Stories of Kalingalinga features work by:

Edith Chiliboy                                     Kerstin Hacker                                   Scotty Jongolo

Danny Chiyesu                                   Margaret Malawo                              Muchemwa Sichone

Zenzele Chulu                                    David Daut Makala                            Yande Yombwe

Natalia Gonzalez Acosta                  Dennis Mubanga Kabwe

All photographs were produced during a collaborative workshop between Anglia Ruskin University and the Zambian National Arts Council in 2019 organised by Kerstin Hacker, Geoffrey Phiri and Zenzele Chulu.  The exhibition also includes video interviews with each photographer.

The Private View will take place on Thursday 27th February, 16:30-19:00, in the Centre & Library (third floor, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site)  Please join our community for an evening of photography, discussion, and refreshments.

The exhibition is open to all, 09:30-17:00, Monday – Friday, from 24th February.

View the catalogue online, or pick one up when you visit!

Press coverage in the Cambridge Independent: “Cambridge photographic exhibition captures real life in Lusaka” http://bit.ly/2FoMjWu

Press coverage in the Times of Zambia: “Stories of Kalingalinga through ambiguous photography” http://bit.ly/32hLPvZ

Please do share with colleagues, family, and friends who might be interested (children welcome)


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