Ladan Osman



Closed Captioning for the Black Anima

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Things We Inherited: Voices from Africa Curated by Liyou Libsekal

The African continent, being home to thousands of languages and hundreds of varying cultural identities, has richly diverse forms of poetic tradition. The world’s growing focus on the varied African cultures has created new platforms and new avenues open to African artists, writers, poets, musicians and filmmakers, etc.

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Introduction through Parables: Marwa

I was named after a well my sister, too after holy wells distant from each other we are distant from each other our mother didn’t intend it war is the frantic wet-nurse running between us we are both thirsty we …

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