Spoken word evening – Sweden-South Africa poetry exchange

Time and venue:

Tuesday 2 October, 18:00-19:30
The Nordic Africa Institute Library, Villavägen 6, Uppsala

Free entrance, no need to register

Introduction by Erik Falk, senior researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute

Welcome to a spoken word evening at the Nordic Africa Institute. Four poets and artists from  South Africa will grab the microphone:

• Busisiwe Mahlangu – poet, performing artist and TEDx Speaker
• Ishmael Sibiya – poet, facilitator and co-founder Hear my voice
• MoAfrika ’a Mokgathi, poet, performing artist and cultural activist
• Phomolo ”Flex” Sekamothi, poet, performing artist and poetry musician


This seminar is co-arranged by the Nordic Africa Institute and Ordsprak, the international poetry festival at Reginateatern in Uppsala