Manthia Diawara

Manthia Diawara

New York University

Born in Mali, West Africa, Manthia Diaware is a distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Film at New York University. He is also a prolific writer and filmmaker himself. His essays on art, cinema and politics have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, LA Times, Libération, Mediapart and Artforum.

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Manthia Diawara, Alexander Kluge, Hans Ulrich Obrist, DLD All Stars

Framing the World: Storytelling Through Music and Film

In times of change, humans need narratives, storytelling and artistic visions for inspiration, and to make sense of life’s ever-present disruptions. This DLD All Stars session brought together Manthia Diawara, Alexander Kluge and Hans Ulrich Obrist in a wide-ranging conversation about the interconnectivity between culture, business and society.
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DLD All Stars, arts, culture, talks

The Art of Planetary Storytelling

Discover highlights from our arts and culture talks at DLD All Stars, with international top speakers from culture, science, politics and business…
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