Post Event Media Advisory: Steve Biko Seminar Exhibition 23 November 2017

Media Release

 

23 November 2017

For Immediate Release

 

A Seminar and the Exhibition on Commemorating the Legacy of Steve Biko - 40 Years on Held at Freedom Park on 23 November 2017.

 

Commemorating the Legacy of the Bantu Stephen Biko, Freedom Park in collaboration with the Steve Biko Center and the Steve Biko Foundation, launched an exhibition and conducted a seminar on the legacy of Steve Biko- 40 years on. The seminar themed Consciousness of Being is derived from Bantu Stephen Biko’s Black Consciousness Movement, BCM –Commemorating the Legacy of Steve Biko- 40 Years on.

The exhibition launch event was officially opened by the Freedom Park CEO Ms Jane Mufamadi. In her opening remarks she stated that, “it is befitting that the Steve Biko exhibition is placed at the Gallery of Leaders wherein national and international iconic leaders like Oliver Tambo, Sharlot Maxeke, Kwame Nkruma, Augostino Neto, Julius Nyerere, Samorah Machel etc are commemorated for their selfless contribution in fighting for freedom and humanity”.

The primary objectives of the seminar and the exhibition is to bring together scholars from diverse disciplines to reinvent Black Consciousness Movement and the Legacy of Steve Biko in the struggle for liberation in the 21st Century South Africa as well as to teach the communities, both local and international about selflessness. Curators, academics, researchers, leaners and educators attended the event.

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