Phonographic Knowledge and the African Past

Radio broadcast for Deutschlandfunk about the Andrew W. Mellon Workshop, chaired by Ronald Radano, that took place from June 3 – 7 at the American Academy Berlin. Containing recordings of the Lautarchiv Berlin, of Pierre Schaeffer’s recordings from the 1950s in Mali that he later released on the French label Ocora, of the music theater The Head & the Load by William Kentridge (music by Thutuka Sibisi and Philip Miller), and quotes by Ronald Radano and Thuthuka Sibisi.