Noir! #8 in collaboration with Africa in Motion Film Fstival and the ECA + Wonky

Africa in Motion/Noir! Fashion performance and festival closing party

5th November 2010
9pm – 11pm, The Bongo Club, 37 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8BA
Followed by an after party by WONKY (Trouble DJs + GO REBORN)
11pm  - 3am
£8/6 (concession) includes entry to after party (also at The Bongo Club)

Tickets available on the door or in advance through The Filmhouse, Lothian Road.

Noir! And AiM are proud to present AFRICA/CELEBRATIONS, a dramatic fashion performance presenting Africa’s vibrant, new cutting edge. Centred on a dynamic fashion show featuring designs by one of Africa’s leading fashion designers, Nkwo Onwuka, the night will present a cross section of fashion, film and music representing the beating heart of a continent undergoing a Renaissance.
Also presented on the night will be exciting new fashion pieces created by students at the ECA in response to the theme AFRICA/CELEBRATIONS.
After Party support from the award winning Trouble DJs (hosts of the capital's Radio 1 award-nominated Trouble club night) and new sparring partner Wolfjazz (Stepback, Trade Union, We Are Electric), bringing a mix of afrobeats , global sounds, dayglo hip hop, beats & bass, dubstep, uk funky, tropical, 2 step, dancehall, electro etc and presenting MIM SULEIMAN (LIVE)
performing tracks from her hit debut album, Tungi (produced by Maurice Fulton)

NKWO is an award winning Nigerian fashion designer currently based in London. Her work has been presented at some of the world’s largest fashion weeks, including NY Fashion Week and has already developed a cult following in the fashion, music and film industry with supporters such as Shingai Shoniwa, the lead singer from the indie rock band the Noisettes.

Also presented on the night will be stunning new jewelry by JOHARI:

Thank to the fabulous Neill and Alan at FRAMED for support in the build-up and on the night: