INSULA - a musical hommage to Frantz Fanon - Miami, FL
Institute of Contemporary Art Miami (ICA Miami) presents the stateside debut of French Jazz project Insula, led by Martinican pianist Maher Beauroy and Franco-Algerian oud player Redha Benabdallah with accompaniment by Brazilian percussionist Adriano Tenorio. Inspired by the writings of post-colonial theorist and psychoanalyst Frantz Fanon, their sound is a polymathic fusion of traditional Arab-Andalusian music and modern Caribbean jazz. Admission is free with required RSVP.
This event is presented in conjunction with IDEA 009: Frantz Fanon Symposium on September 29th at ICA Miami with Invited speakers including Simone Browne, Aimé Charles-Nicolas, R.A. Judy, Jean Khalfa, and David Marriott. A series of short films comprising Larry Achiampong and David Blandy’s project Finding Fanon will be viewed as part of the program.
The concert Insula and the participation of Aimé Charles-Nicolas are made possible with the support of the French Embassy Cultural Services.
Sep 28, 2018
61 NE 41st street Miami FL 33137