École du soir (The Evening Academy) is a polyformal hosting structure for collective thinking, action and reflection convened by artist Christian Nyampeta. It expands upon the idea of Senegalese film director and novelist Sembène Ousmane, who considered cinema as the evening school. The iteration at the Brooklyn Public Library is a continuation of the recent public program and exhibition held at SculptureCenter in New York. Visitors of the Night of Philosophy and Ideas are invited to join Nyampeta and his guests—translator, writer and curator Omar Berrada, and anthropologist Natacha Nsabimana—and to participate in a French-to-English translation and interpretation workshop, making an urgent montage of texts about ecologies, education and economy by Rwandan philosopher Isaïe Nzeyimana available in English for the first time. The modular staging of École du soir at the Brooklyn Public Library includes the screening of film recordings of ongoing conversations held between Nyampeta, philosopher Isaïe Nzeyimana and fellow artists, philosophers and theorists, centering the question of how to live together. Finally, the installation also includes a dossier of new, current, and past sessions, as well as the documentation of selected artworks conceived within and beyond École du soir; alongside writing, conversations and interviews that bring into a speculative dialog a community of colleagues, friends and teachers, including Ima Abasi-Okon, Aïcha Diallo, Kodwo Eshun, Saidiya V. Hartman, Sohrab Mohebbi and Yolande van der Heide.