FESPACO: The 23rd African film festival comes to a close
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The 23rd FESPACO festival, held in Burkino Faso, has just ended. It's the largest film festival in Africa, and the winner of this year's top prize has just been announced. FABRIC-ATION, at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, is the most extensive exhibition of the British Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare's work to date. It features over 30 vibrant works and includes the premiere of Shonibare's Wind Sculptures, six metre high sculptures which look like giant pieces of batik fluttering in the wind. Art critic Louisa Buck assesses Yinka's work; and Tel Aviv-born writer and jazz saxophonist Gilad Atzmon selects his choice of music which, for him, sum up the country of his birth Israel.
Hear My Country - Gilad Atzmon
Tel Aviv-born writer and jazz saxophonist Gilad Atzmon selects his choice of music which, for him, sum up the country of his birth Israel.
The tracks featured were:
Ho Lo Yada Et Shma performed by Lehakat Hanachal
Hatamnoon Haiter performed by Kaverert, taken from 'Poogy In A Pita' (1974)
'Get Used to Her' performed by Etti Ankri , taken from 'I Can See It in Your Eyes