Ian Friday

Ian Friday is an audio/visual curator who explores and exhibits cultural traditions and histories of people from the African diaspora. Founder of Global Soul Music, Ian produces music that archive and uncover ongoing black musical cultures connecting house, soul, afro beat, jazz and world music. As Associate Director and Performance Curator of The Colored Girls Museum, Ian assists in developing programming and creates marketing for the museum’s social media platforms. The histories of people from African descent have been passed down through the ages primarily through oral tradition. Music and art serve as conduits to deepening our understanding of those narratives

Listen to Syncretism in Kayryouacou Inspiration Mix by Ian Friday on Soundcloud

Read the statement of this collaboration: A Syncretism in Kayryouacou