Day 3: 23 August 2024 Art exhibition • Panel discussions • Musical performance • Closing ceremony

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 2

One cannot spell literature without an “L”, but Maaza Mengiste, Nelson Mlambo, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Ondjaki, Troy Onyango, David Smuts, Jean-Claude Tjitamunisa, Mukoma Wa Ngūgī, and Zukiswa Wanner will do their best to avoid taking one when they take part in the second instalment of Rémy Ngamije’s scandalous game named after Zukiswa Wanner’s forthcoming novel.

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


BURN AFTER READING, INDEPENDENCE, PART 1: FREEDOM THROUGH READING

Filemon Iiyambo and Ndawedwa Denga Hanghuwo discuss whether reading is a gateway to freedom with Femi Kayode, Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Ondjaki, Troy Onyango, and Zukiswa Wanner.

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


BAN AFTER READING, INDEPENDENCE, PART 2: FREEDOM THROUGH WRITING

Chiké Frankie Edozien, Ishion Hutchinson, Maaza Mengiste, and Mukoma Wa Ngūgī engage with the parameters of freedom through writing, with Roxane Bayer and Rémy Ngamije.

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


CLOSING CEREMONY

Speakers: Bronwyn Moody and Rémy Ngamije

Time: 21h00ish
Venue: Goethe-Institut’s Auditorium

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MUSIC UNDER THE STARS

Music, chills, and feels with Querida, Gabes, and Slow.

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.