Racial discrimination has been an awful part of European history. Successive waves of national emancipation and progressive laws have slowly built a theoretically inclusive society of equals, regardless of race or origin. However, aren’t Africa and the people (wrongly or duly) associated to it still objectified in European discourse, be it artistic or political?



  • Éric Baudelaire, Artist & Filmmaker Un Film Dramatique (Prix Marcel Duchamp 2019)
  • Pap NDiaye, Author & Professor of history, Sciences Po Paris
  • Chi-chi Nwanoku, Founder, Artistic & Executive Director of Chineke! Orchestra and Chineke! Junior Orchestra
  • Patrice Naiambana, African Performing Artist & Founder of Tribal Soul Arts

Chaired by Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Journalist & Columnist for The Telegraph