Croquemort

 
 

Voices from the stage of N’djam s’enflamme en slam

The artist that came to Chad to take part to the festival N’djam s’enflamme en slam talk about their music and their participation to the festival. During the CTD conference and the festival, a lot has been said on the possibilities opened up by the encouter and exchange betweenRead More


Images of Music – Festival N’djam s’enflamme en slam 2017

Photo credits: Vera Bakker. See more pictures here


Didier Lalaye aka Croquemort

Didier Lalaye, a.k.a. Croquemort, is a slam artist from Chad. His music of social and political protest has inspired a new slam generation in Chad, and is recognised internationally in and outside of Africa. After the release of his last album “Apprenons à les comprendre”Read More


Festival International N’Djam S’enflamme en Slam: Le concert de présentation

Par Rolland Albani, SAO magazine. Octobre 25, 2017 Comme promis, nous nous sommes donnés rendez-vous après la conférence de presse de ce matin pour le concert de présentation ce soir à Rod’s Prod au quartier Moursal de N’Djaména. Pour rester dans l’esprit du festival, nous allons vousRead More


Countdown to the CTD conference in N’Djaména!

In N’Djaména and Leiden, the final preparations are underway for the end conference of the research project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress: Understanding communication and conflict in Middle Africa’s mobile margins’ (25-28 October 2017). The programme of the conference is divided in six panels, themedRead More


CTD conference in N’Djaména, Chad, 25-28 October 2017

The History Institute of Leiden University and the research institute CRASH (Chad) join hands to organize the end conference of the project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ (Leiden University) in the Chadian capital N’Djaména, 25-28 October 2017. The conference presents and discusses the research findingsRead More


Bridging Humanities

The Voice4Thought Foundation, LeidenASA, and Brill publishers have launched the new online publication Bridging Humanities. Bridging Humanities a peer-reviewed and academically recognised publication that aims to promote a methodology of knowledge production that integrates the use of digital sources in research. Bridging Humanities acknowledges the endless possibilitiesRead More


Paper – Ambiguities of oppression: Engaged Chadian artist’s itinerary towards success

Mirjam de Bruijn and Chadian slam artist Didier Lalaye (aka Croquemort) wrote a paper together for the volume ‘Digital activism in the Social Media Era. Critical Reflections on Emerging Trends in sub-Saharan Africa’, edited by Bruce Mutsvairo. In ‘Ambiguities of oppression: Engaged Chadian artist’s itineraryRead More


Voice4Thought Festival: People in Motion, 21-25 September 2016

After last year’s successful edition, Voice4Tought is back with its second annual festival, featuring a.o. the artists Valsero (Cameroon), Croquemort (Chad), Amee (Ivory Coast), author Lieve Joris (Belgium), and musician Ernst Jansz (Netherlands). This year’s theme is ‘People in Motion’. In the Netherlands and in Europe, many of the migrants’Read More


La Marche, Ndjaména 11 mars 2015

Dans la nuit de 10 mars 2015, les sms circulaient, appelant nous, étudiants et élèves à sortir massivement honorer la mémoire d’un des nôtres, Hassan Daouda Massing, étudiant en deuxième année de sciences juridiques et politiques à l’université de N’Djamena, abattu froidement à fleur d’âge par les policiers, d’unRead More