Events

1 Future Presents 'Not Yet Free' Brings Visual Art, Music and Media to NYC for Youth Day

1 Future Presents: "Not Yet Free" will be NYC tonight commemorating the 40th anniversary of the uprising Soweto for Youth Day.

It’s a quarter to 5 on the opening day of  Keeping Dreams at the SoMA Art + Space in Johannesburg’s Maboneng Arts District and the 1 Future presents “Not Yet Free” visual art team is busy doing last-minute installations of Cannon Hersey and Samson Mnisi’s abstract musings on freedom and liberation. Other crew members are setting up video projectors of work made during the group’s month-long residency together in Johannesburg this April and May, including footage from storytelling workshops where an international group of young artists and students muse on freedom in post-apartheid South Africa, justice in America during the age of mass incarceration and make art inspired by finding freedom in the abstract.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.