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The PAS blogsite is sharing Wana Udobang’s video series “Culture Diaries.” The series features African artists across mediums - film, text, fashion, music - discussing their process, inspiration, challenges, and personal stories. To kick off this partnership, the poet, filmmaker, and journalist joined PAS director Chris Abani for an informal chat about her "Culture Diaries" as well as her own artistic process.

4 black and white headshots of the contributers with the title Queering Belonging

Curated by Bimbola Akinbola (performance studies, Northwestern University), Queering Belonging is a 4-part video series that considers how community, family, and kin are being redefined and reimagined on the African continent and in the diaspora.

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