About The Speaker
Kampire Bahana is the co-founder of Salooni, a multidisciplinary art project that posits black hair practices as systems of knowledge. The project has traveled to several African and European exhibitions and festivals, such as La Ba Arts Festival in Uganda and Chale Wote Street Art Festival in Ghana. Kampire's writings have appeared in several magazines, including Africa's a Country, Resident Advisor, and Fields Mag. Kampire is also one of East Africa's most exciting young DJs and a core member of Kampala's Nyege Nyege collective. In 2018, her music has taken her to Burkina Faso, the Reunion Islands, and on a European tour that included the Sonar Festival in Barcelona. Her mixes have been featured on Resident Advisor, Le Mellotron, Radar Radio, and Sounds of Sonar.