Sun, 29 Dec|
The Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Bar
CHOP BAR | The Love Feast | 29/12/19
Guest Host: Ingrid Lafleur
Time & Location
29 Dec 2019, 20:00 – 22:00 GMT
The Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, Osu Ave Ext, Accra, Ghana
The LOVE FEAST offers through a six courses tailored menu, Art, scenography, spoken word performance and guest host led talk, a holistic and multi-sensorial exploration of the historical trajectories of the African diaspora over the last 400 years. Using only organic and sustainable ingredients, the chefs will explore Africa's foodways, through a gustative dialogue between West African and traditional African-American cuisine. Every evening, a visionary and luminary voice from the global African diaspora, whose intellectual and artistic production reflect on the continent vast and diverse cultural experience, will be invited to share her/his dream vision for the futur of the continent and our world, 400 years away from now.
GUEST HOST: Ingrid Lafleur
Ingrid LaFleur is a curator, pleasure activist and Afrofuturist. Her mission is to ensure equal distribution of the future, exploring the frontiers of social justice through new technologies, economies and modes of government. As a recent Detroit Mayoral candidate and creator of AFROTOPIA, LaFleur implements Afrofuturist strategies to empower Black bodies and oppressed communities through frameworks such as blockchain and universal basic income. Ingrid LaFleur is currently the Social Impact Advisor for Detroit Blockchain Center and the founder and director of the Institute for Afrofuture Strategies. As a thought leader, social justice technologist, public speaker, teacher and cultural advisor she has led conversations and workshops at Centre Pompidou (Paris), TEDxBrooklyn, TEDxDetroit, Ideas City, New Museum (New York), AfroTech Conference, Harvard University and Oxford University, among others. LaFleur serves on the board of JustSpace Alliance, Powerhouse Productions, and the Cooley ReUse Project.
LaFleur is based in Detroit, Michigan.
LOVE FEAST | Ingrid Lafleur
A vegetarian menu is also available and can be selected at check out