The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts will present a provocative line-up of poetry and film at this year's World Social Forum. The WSF, hosted between 20-25 January in Kenya - its first time in Africa - will see more than 80 000 people from global civil society descend on Nairobi to actively engage with the social struggles facing the world today. [...]The poetry component is a satellite project hosted by Poetry Africa, which last year celebrated its 10th year. Participating poets include Dennis Brutus (South Africa), Chiwoniso (Zimbabwe), Susan Kiguli (Uganda), Lebogang Mashile (South Africa), Bantu Mwuara (Kenya), Pitika Ntuli (South Africa), and Shailja Patel (Kenya). Entitled Poetic Perspectives on Migration, the poetry performances will take place on 19th January at the GoDown Arts Centre in Nairobi and on 23rd January at a World Social Forum venue. [...]
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During the WSF in Nairobi we will open an internet TV channel. www.cs-tv.tvThis channel aims at reflecting messages and activities at the WSF. It will be reporting from Nairobi with daily videos including images of activities, interviews and news.
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