Decolonizing Nature Think Tank

15.07.2022
One-day workshop in Nairobi

One-day workshop on 15 July 2022 on "Decolonizing Nature" with 15 experters from various fields to discuss about agriculture, food and related health systems, seed archives, climate change and landscpae as an archive of memories.

Lost indigenous knowledge about plants, medicine and nutrition. Food as a cultural archive. Landscape as an archive of history and memory. Questioning the culture/nature dichotomy. The politicized green space.

The think tank brings together 15 experts from different fields to reflect on the decolonisation of nature. Scientists from different disciplines, artists, thinkers, activists and chefs exchange ideas, give lectures, artistic interventions, watch films, cook and eat together. Their conversations and contributions will be filmed and made available online. Parts of the programme will be shown on video and live at the GOETHE MORPH* festival in Reykjavik in September 2022.
Among others with Neo Musangi, Harriet Ng'ok, Chef Kabui, bethuel muthee, Kahira Ngige, Kegura Macharia, Rosie Olang, Route to Food, and many more. Curated by Chao Tayiana Maina, Njoki Ngumi,Mahret Ifeoma Kupka, Isabel Raabe

 

Jumana Manna, Wild Relatives, film still, 2018