Goethe-Institut Ghana presents KASA BIBLIOTHEK, a Plattform to discuss specific and diverse topics which will be interspersed with musical performance. The first event comes off at the Goethe-Institut Library on Friday, 27th March, 2020.
"To speak" and "library" are the words "KASA BIBLIOTHEK" from the Akan and German languages respectfully. This event expands on the ideals of the podcast Audacityto, which focuses on the understanding of the creative force, its effects and they that harbor it within via art, culture and spirituality.
On the last Friday of every month, starting from the 27th of March 2020, the Goethe Institut library will give room for conversations between a mix of artists, professionals, technologists, students, everyday people from different cultures, countrieswhich will be interspersed with live musical performances moderated by singer/songwriter and cultural policymaker ELi A Free.
About The Artist:
Born Edward Elikplim Ayikoe in the city Accra, which has been his home and space where he practices his art. He is known to many as Eli A Free.
A singer, songwriter, composer, poet, cultural policy maker and activist he has over the years performed on some of Ghana’s biggest stages, composed music for key players in the movie industry such as Shirley Frimpong Manso of Sparrow Productions, continental advertisement campaigns during the last ebola outbreak for Coca Cola against the spread of the disease, UNICEF’s campaign against open deification, collaborated with local and international acts such as Wanlov, EL, Kyekyeku, Kojo Cue, Matti and Max Le Daron among others.
Also he has featured in many local and international newspapers, web press organisations and radio networks such as Okay Africa, Ameyaw Debrah, The Fader, Quartz, VOA, La Radio Nova, Pan African Music, Worldwide Radio UK, Ghana Music, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Les Oreilles Curieuses, conduit Music,Graphic Showbiz, Daily Guide, Grenouille, True Africa, Beehype, LIFE and also participated in the Loop Barcelona Art Fair through a collaboration with Cape Town (South Africa) based artist Lhola Amira.
To his name are a body of works such as ‘Buying Our Freedom‘ which he collaborated with the artist Alex Wondergem on a solo project dubbed ‘The Inbetween Days‘ which he released as a compilation of his best work over the years and most recently the songs Omon Jara ft Worlasi and Sebetutu, ‘A Most Ghanaian Song‘ ft Bryte.
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