In conjunction with NVA gallery and ARTGANG gallery, Vues d’Afrique is proud to present Andy Williams’ curatorial debut featuring artists from the black diaspora which will be showcasing a stalwart of artists from mixed media candidate Sandra Brewster to the Jamaican archival posters of Maxine Walters at NVA on February 18th. Also, the weekend will introduce to Montreal 2 prolific dub poets in Mutabaruka and Clifton Joseph at the ARTGANG gallery February 19th. The ARTGANG showcase will begin with a slide show presentation with famed NYC street photographer’s Jamel Shabazz new series “PIECES OF A MAN”.

Never Apart Black Heritage Maxine Walters Andy Williams

New Yorker article - pleasure of Jamaican Dancehall Signs

Never Apart Exhibitions


Jamel Shabazz introduction @ 4 p.m.

Food Break @ 5 p.m (with ORGANIX serving food)

2nd part of series @ 5:30 p.m.

Closure of slide presentation @ 6:30 p.m.

Performances @ 7 p.m.

Clifton Joseph performs DUB POETRY: 7 p.m. - 7: 45 pm (accompanied by DJ Andy Williams on Rhythms)

Food Break @ 7:45 p.m (with ORGANIX serving food)

Mutabaruka performs a deejay set: 8 p.m - 8: 45 p.m.

Break @ 8:45 p.m. introducing and thanking the sponsors, gallery teams, and curator

Final Segment of Showcase:

Mutabaruka performs DUB POETRY: 9 - 9:45 p.m. (accompanied by DJ Andy Williams on Rhythms)

Food Break @ 9:45 p.m. (with ORGANIX serving food)

Final Segment of the evening:

SCOTT C (formerly from “the goods”) deejay set: 10 p.m. to ___