Day 2: 22 August 2024 Art exhibition • Panel discussions • Poetry performance

F-STOPS AND FULL STOPS

A week-long photography exhibition featuring work from Namafu Amutse and Jean-Claude Tjitamunisa.

Time: all day
Venue: Goethe-Institut’s Auditorium, Library, and Fidel Court


LOVE, MARRY, KILL: PART 1 

Charmaine //Gamxamus, Namafu Amutse, Roxane Bayer, Chiké Frankie Edozien, Ndawedwa Denga Hanghuwo, Ishion Hutchinson, Filemon Iiyambo, Veripuami Nandee Kangumine, and Femi Kayode put the “tea” in literature when they take part in Rémy Ngamije’s scandalous game named after Zukiswa Wanner’s forthcoming novel.

Time: 18h15
Venue: Goethe-Institut’s Fidel Court


THE REAL CRIME IS NOT TELLING THE STORY

Femi Kayode, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Mukoma Wa Ngūgī, and Ndawedwa Denga Hanghuwo discuss the histories behind the mysteries that make for good crime writing as well as the courage needed to turn a crime story into a good novel.

Time: 19h00
Venue: Goethe-Institut’s Auditorium


CONTINENTAL COUSINS: TRANSIT LOUNGE FOR THE IN-BETWEENERS

From Lagos to Addis Ababa, and from Jamrock to Luanda, Chiké Frankie Edozien, Ishion Hutchinson, Ondjaki, and Maaza Mengiste talk about what is gained and lost through migration and the diaspora with Filemon Iiyambo.

Time: 20h00
Venue: Goethe-Institut’s Auditorium


POETRY UNDER THE STARS

Black on black ryhmes with Charmaine //Gamxamus, Ishion Hutchinson, Veripuami Nandee Kangumine, and Ondjaki.

Time: 21h00
Venue: Goethe-Institut’s Fidel Court


NOTES

  1. Attendance at all events is free of charge.
  2. Seating is limited in all venues. Punctual arrival is necessary to avoid disappointment.
  3. Writers’ books are currently available at the Book Den and will also be available for purchase at the festival.
  4. There will be ample opportunities for festival attendants to have their books signed by the featured writers.
  5. The Goethe-Instiut’s address is 5 Fidel Castro Street, Windhoek, Namibia.