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Jérôme Bel's Solo for Maria Kochetkova The Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011
Jul 16
The 400 Blows Montgomery Ward Park 630 N. Kingsbury St. Chicago, IL 60606

INSULA - a musical hommage to Frantz Fanon

Institute of Contemporary Art Miami (ICA Miami)  presents the stateside debut of French Jazz project Insula, led by Martinican pianist Maher Beauroy and Franco-Algerian oud player Redha Benabdallah with accompaniment by Brazilian percussionist Adriano Tenorio. Inspired by the writings of post-colonial theorist and psychoanalyst Frantz Fanon, their sound is a polymathic fusion of traditional Arab-Andalusian music and modern Caribbean jazz. Admission is free with required RSVP.

This event is presented in conjunction with IDEA 009: Frantz Fanon Symposium on September 29th at ICA Miami with Invited speakers including Simone Browne, Aimé Charles-Nicolas, R.A. Judy, Jean Khalfa, and David Marriott. A series of short films comprising Larry Achiampong and David Blandy’s project Finding Fanon will be viewed as part of the program.

The concert Insula and the participation of Aimé Charles-Nicolas are made possible with the support of the French Embassy Cultural Services.

INSULA - Un duo musical en hommage à Frantz Fanon