CELAFI'25 website is a comprehensive archive and publicly accessible resource that permanently imprints on Canada's public record.
The initial archive was assembled from three private collections so we know as varied and extensive as it is, it is also a work-in-progress.
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CELAFI 1992 & 1997 Conference / Festivals in Celebration of African Identity brought together academics, artists, advocates and patrons from across Canada and around the world
The CELAFI'25 Archive commemorates and documents what was an explosive tour de force of creativity by Black Artists and their international contemporaries that filled a collective ten official days with music, dance, theatre, fashion, forums, visual art, literature, oral tradition, body adorning
The site contains roughly 150 artifacts from over 100 events and over 1000 participants from CELAFI 1992 & 1997: artwork, photos, film and video production data, exhibition catalogues, arts publications, curatorial statements, programming essays, bios, articles, reviews and more
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