ART'PRESS YOURSELF Festival is back (Paris, november 3 - 4)

October 7, 2017 | By Africa Vivre

Once a year, Art'Press Yourself organizes a festival with the aim of promoting fashion designers and visual artists whose works are inspired by the AFRO-URBAN culture.

Art'Press Yourself selects a unifying theme and explores it through fashion, art, music, dance and fooding.

This year's theme is BACK TO THE AFROFUTURE.

The goal is to explore AFRICAN CULTURAL heritage and highlight the INNOVATIONS of tomorrow proposed by current AFRO-URBAN creators and artists.



In the program :

Throughout the festival, you will meet fashion designers and visual artists from France, Belgium, England, Denmark, South Africa selected by Art'Press Yourself:

APY SHOP: clothes and accessories


APY GALLERY: visual art and design

 In addition, fun and educational activities will be offered to visitors on the theme BACK TO THE AFROFUTURE:

- broadcast of the best 'mainstream' and 'underground' clips inspired by the futuristic Afro movement

- Serge Kponton: Bodypainter

- Teddy Kossoko: Creator of the African board game KISSORO (available on mobile)


Friday, November 3

6.30 pm: Choreographed fashion shows by Carmel Loanga Sauvage and his dance group

9 pm: Dance party: DJ Set 'Afro-House / Afro-Electro' with Habibism & Ghost Nebula.


Saturday, November 4

2 pm: Dance show 'futuristic voguing' with Mathieu Mendy & Félicia

6 pm: Projection of documentaries, with Cinewax

7 pm: Conference with the actors of the Afro-futuristic movement (French / English) moderated by Laurie Pezeron of the READ! Afro 'Authors' Reading Club

8 pm: Chill & Relax Party: DJ Set 'Afro-House / Afro-Electro' with Habibism



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