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Listening while Muslim: Rooted in Resistance

Aug 10, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm
Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design

$15 | Buy tickets >>

From Algiers to Attica, Dakar to Detroit, Johannesburg to Jackson, explore Pan-African identity through an intimate sonic journey curated by Karima Daoudi and Asad Ali Jafri with special guest. Throughout this listening party, Daoudi and Jafri will explore the musical, ideological and political intersections of the African Diaspora using the 1969 Festival panafricain d’Alger as a starting point.

Light refreshments will be served; museum galleries will be closed for this program. 


Karima Daoudi is the Program Coordinator at Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design. In her career supporting a wide variety of cultural programming, Daoudi seeks to highlight issues of social justice, racial equity, and global citizenship. Additionally, she has worked as a radio DJ, a  tour manager for music groups from North and West Africa and was also a Fulbright Scholar in Dakar, Senegal where she researched the intersection of traditional griot culture and the thriving Dakar hip-hop scene.

Asad Ali Jafri is the Curator of Programs at Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design. Jafri has worked around the globe as a cultural producer and artist and has been DJ-ing as Man-O-Wax since 2000.



Shangri La will provide shuttle service from Kapiolani Community College (KCC), parking lot A (see map). First shuttle leaves KCC at 4:45 pm, second shuttle at 5:00 pm.

Please note there is no parking at Shangri La or in the surrounding neighborhood. No access will be granted to guests arriving at Shangri La directly (no walking, Uber or other vehicles).

Children 8 and above welcome.

Visitors are required to check backpacks and any items larger than 18" in diameter. All bags that are brought to Shangri La may be inspected by security staff. See list of prohibited items.


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