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Artists from Morocco and Mauritania at the third edition of Grigri Pixel 

The schedule of events will be held from October 15 to 28 at Medialab Prado (Madrid), and the deadline to sign up is September 26.

September 07, 2018
Grigri Pixel is a program which explores practices in cultural cooperation and citizenship between Africa and Europe. The project is built around a workshop for designing and producing objects, with “grigris” who intervene in and activate urban spaces through art and digital production practices of a collaborative and experimental nature coming from both continents.

The third edition of Grigri Pixel, planned for  October 15 to 28 at Medialab Prado, will focus on the Right to the City, by activating objects and actions that will form part of a festive intervention, in the form of a pilgrimage on the Paseo del Prado. This workshop will include the participation of four artists and creators who were selected through an open call: Abdellah M. Hassak member of the Musée Collectif in Casablanca; Faty Kane of the Sahel Fablab in Nouakchott; Mama Kone, of Festival Art Femme in Bamako and Mmakhotso Lamola, if Limbic Resonance, in Cape Town. Also participating will be Lalya Gaye, from Newcastle, as a guest artist.

The workshop will be facilitated by Enorme Studio, a design and production office that works with experimental urban interventions; Blanca Callén, a researcher and professor at BAU, the University Design Center of Barcelona, and Yago Torroja, an electronic engineer and professor at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

As part of the workshop, a round table discussion will also be held with the title “The Right to the City: A right to other urban imaginaries”  with the participation of: Ibrahima Wane, a professor at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar; Monza KANE limam, a rapper and cultural activist from Nouakchott; Cherimus an artistic collective from Sardinia, and Itziar González, an architect and urbanist from Barcelona.

If  you are interested in contemporary urban practices of a transformational nature, sharing various types of knowledge about creating urban spaces and exchanging what has been learned with cultural role-players from Africa, then you may apply to take part in the third edition of Grigri Pixel until September 26, 2018 by following this link.
Artists from Morocco and Mauritania at the third edition of Grigri Pixel