Ngnima Sarr (aka T.I.E) will give a talk exploring the regeneration of afro-diasporic relationships from shore to shore, delving into the depths of black women’s knowledge and their spiritual activism.

This talk marks the completion of her two-month residency for the project “Odyssey in Utero”, where she has intricately examined diasporic and existential inquiries through the lens of the female body. Throughout her residency, she collaborated with numerous artists and institutions in Atlanta, making this moment a significant culmination of her research and creative endeavors.

This discussion is in partnership with Villa Albertine, who are presenting talks with their Atlanta-based Villa residents. Villa Albertine Atlanta will host 10 artists in residence in 2024. Learn more about T.I.E’s residency here.

T.I.E will be in discussion with Floyd Hall. This artist talk will last about 1 hour and will take place within the Lecture Hall. A card-only bar is available to those 21+. It is free to attend but registration is encouraged. Register here.

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Ngima Sarr (T.I.E)

Ngnima Sarr, known as T.I.E, is a multifaceted Senegalese artist: singer, poetess, songwriter, and music producer, leading projects like “T.I.E and The Love Process” and “Exillians.” She also created the immersive show “Lâcher L’homme!” inspired by Frantz Fanon’s essay “Black Skin White Masks.”

Additionally, she recently participated in the thought-provoking piece “Freedom, I’ll have lived your dream until the full last day,” curated by Felwine Sarr, showcased in New York and North Carolina with the support of the Villa Albertine’s Face theater & Fused Program.

T.I.E’s work is rooted In an Afro-eco-feminist vision, evident in her installation “Mawu’s Daughters,” premiered in Dakar during Partcours 2022. T.I.E’s ongoing work “Odyssey in Utero ”, is a polysemous research object initiated in her residency at Banlieues Bleues, Paris 21-22.

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