Athi-Patra Ruga at Realness Residency

WHATIFTHEWORLD is proud to announce that Athi-Patra Ruga has been selected to participate in the 2019 African Screenwriter’s Residency with Realness, for their 4th edition. The six participants were announced this past week at Cannes Film Festival.

The 6 selected projects were chosen by an international panel of 16 world cinema stakeholders, including Elias Ribeiro, Efuru Flowers, Anthony Mestriner, Dominique Welinski, and Thandeka Zwana. Realness alumni have proceeded to take part in the Sundance Directors and Screenwriters Labs, Biennale College Cinema and La Fabrique in Cannes. 

The 4th Edition’s participants will begin their journey at the Nirox Foundation residence and sculpture park in the Cradle of Humankind on the 11th of June. 

“Realness Residency is a Pan-African screenwriting initiative seeking diversity in contemporary African perspectives while encouraging risk-taking, originality and authenticity. “

To read the full announcement, click here.

For more information on Realness and Ruga’s project, click here.

Mia Chaplin at No Man’s Art Gallery

WHATIFTHEWORLD is pleased to announce that Mia Chaplin will be having her first international solo exhibition, ‘Underbelly’, at No Man’s Art Gallery in Amsterdam.

Chaplin will show several paintings and sculptures that she has made while in residence at the gallery’s permanent space in Bos en Lommerweg.

The opening will be on Saturday, June 8th from 17h00 – 20h00 and the show runs until August 18th on the Ground Floor.

For more information, click here.

Mohau Modisakeng at Click Festival

WHATIFTHEWORLD is pleased to announce the success of Mohau Modisakeng’s performance at Click Festival in Amsterdam.

‘No Serenity Here’ formed part of a selected program at this year’s festival, which aimed to “present the work of artists responding to an ever-changing world and it’s moments of misuse, misunderstanding and intervene in today’s structure and moments of turmoil in radical ways.”

For more information click here.