1 Nov 2017

Nouvelles Richesses Exhibition | New Architectural Work in France

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Georgia Tech will host Nouvelles Richesses, an exhibition presented by France at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale. Imaginative and innovative, the exhibition showcases an array of contemporary architectural projects developed by a new generation of French architects. A collaborative work by … Read More

26 Oct 2017

tête–à–tête | A Contemporary Music Premiere ft. Philippe Hurel

Atlanta’s own Chamber Cartel and soloists of Ensemble Fa, a Paris-based contemporary music ensemble, will present an evening of contemporary music featuring the world premieres of commissioned works of French composer Philippe Hurel and Georgia composer Nickitas Demos. The evening … Read More

27 Oct 2017

Illustrating Africa | Encounters with Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet

French-Ivorian graphic novelist Marguerite Abouet reflects on the success of her critically acclaimed graphic novel series, Aya of Yop City, and the role of the visual arts in African self-representation. Abouet’s graphic novel series, Aya of Yop City (2005), follows … Read More

3 Nov 2017

Picturing Africa | A Conversation with Photographer Omar Victor Diop

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Senegalese photographer Omar Diop breaks the mold of traditional photography and conveys a universally relevant message through his images; Diop fascinates with his unanticipated perspective on African culture and history. Diop shot “The Future of Beauty” in 2011, and most … Read More

30 Oct 2017

Singing Africa | Ibeyi in Concert at the Variety Playhouse

Franco-Cuban duo Ibeyi will perform at the Variety Playhouse on October 30th as part of their North American tour. The daughters of venerated Cuban percussionist Miguel “Angà” Diaz, Franco-Cuban twins Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Diaz have gained international acclaim in their … Read More