THE AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION “Nun but our selves”
The AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION is an Afrocentric, multimedia gallery based in the shadow of the iconic Sophiatown in the west of Johannesburg. THE AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION was established by Steve Kwena Mokwena and his wife Nirvana Singh. It is Set up in the “Thula nduvile section” near the old Sophiatown. The AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION is informed by the memory of the Jazz filled streets of Sophiatown aims to connect the older generation with the next generation-through art.
Visitors of the AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION will be treated to coffee, soup, tea, muffins and range of home cooked delights from Nirvana’s scullery, there is also
a free Wi-Fi connection for customers at the AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION as well.
We sell some Merchandise to our community; T-shirts, CD’s and DVD’s from musicians, speakers and filmmakers who work with the station.
The AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION hosts tasteful live Events. We invite all members of the community to come and enjoy the performances and Exhibitions that take place at the AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION. We also host experimental jazz recitals and audio-visual installations that we play on TV Bantu our YouTube channel.
The AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION has a collection of books which we call the
Freedom Library. The Freedom Library consists of a donation of books given to us by individuals who believe the books can change lives. These books can be accessed by visiting the AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION.
Then we have TV Bantu-“ANGAZI BUT I’M SURE” our audio-visual installation about memory and life. This is an open space for filmmakers and video artists to showcase their work. Sometimes we are deadly serious, but most of the time we are looking at the things that make us laugh at our complicated society.
The AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION is built in such a way as to bring a memorable artistic experience to those who visit the station, so please take your time and visit the AFRIKAN FREEDOM STATION.
Monday to Saturday
41 Thornton Road
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