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Tue, 06 Jun



Sudan Female Legacy: Art and Literature Documentary Series

Featuring a screening of Fatima Mahmoud Babiker and Womanism (13 Min) & Kamala Ibrahim Ishaaq Painter, 2017 (14 Min) followed by a Q&A.

Sudan Female Legacy: Art and Literature Documentary Series
Sudan Female Legacy: Art and Literature Documentary Series

Time & Location

06 Jun 2023, 19:00 – 07 Jun 2023, 19:00

London, Old union yard arches, 229 Union St, London SE1 0LR, UK

About the event


Film 1: Fatima Mahmoud Babiker and Womanism (13 Minutes)

This is a documentary film about the prominent Sudanese scholar Fatima Babiker Mahmoud. She truthfully delves into conversation and reflection about her career as a renowned authority on Sudan politics and women’s studies and her roles as an activist within the «Womanism / Black Feminism» movement.

Film 2: Kamala Ibrahim Ishaaq Painter 2017: Documentary Film (14 Minutes)

In this Film, Kamala, a Sudanese artist talks about her work from her home in Sudan. She is a prominent and important African and Arab artist who first emerged from within the Khartoum School in the 1960s. In 1978 Ishaaq, along with two of her students, established the Crystalists, an artistic movement that embraced existentialism and rejected the nationalistic expressions of the Khartoum School. The Crystalists embraced feminism and a more internationalist aesthetic that served to critique problems within Sudan.

Frederique Cifuentes is a multimedia producer, curator and educator based in London, specialising in the documentation and promotion of cultural identity and heritage. Her work is deeply informed and enriched by continuous multicultural experiences, cross-cultural dialogues and exploration of identities, histories and meanings. Over years of research and work in Sudan and the UK, Frederique has built a significant archive of Sudan heritage through photography and film, spanning various locations and themes.

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