The Art Project

The Art Project – Making Dance Permanent

More than 40 artists are collaborating in a group exhibition which opens at the Agog Gallery in Maboneng on Thursday 25 July.The exhibition, The Art Project #EST.1978, is being held in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the professional dance company and...
Jomo Tariku

The Gorgeous Africa-Inspired Furniture Designs Of Jomo Tariku

The work of Kenya-born, Virginia-based Ethiopian Jomo Tariku will renew your love of wooden furniture.In "60 Seconds With," ELLE Decor editor Charles Curkin chats with creatives and industry leaders, getting...
Mekanova Gallery

Undiscovered Canvas, Mekanova Gallery Cannes Launch African Art Residency In The French Riviera

Mekanova Gallery in partnership with Undiscovered Canvas today announced the first visual arts residency program for talented South African artist, Giggs Kgole. The residency program is aimed at inspiring young African artists...
Bisi Silva

Remembering Bisi Silva, A Bold Curator Of Contemporary African Art

Bisi Silva, an adventurous curator who, with her own money, founded a nonprofit art gallery and education center in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, that has nurtured the growth and recognition of contemporary African artists,...
KUGALI

KUGALI-An African Comics Anthology

THE BEGINNING In Africa there have been stories passed down for generations. These magical tales filled our hearts and opened our minds to endless possibilities. These fantastic stories still exist within the oral tradition. However,...
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New Art Exhibition Featured at Goodman Gallery Joburg

Goodman Gallery Joburg: Group Show 1. Goodman Gallery Johannesburg launches Narrative Means Opening this Saturday 11am 2 June – 14 July 2018A group exhibition featuring work by Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh, Misheck Masamvu, Hank Willis Thomas & more. Each...
black artists

A Whole New World for Black Artists

When Alice Gbelia was looking for interior design inspiration for her new home she struggled to find an outlet in which to buy the kind of artwork she was looking for: something that reflected...
film festival

Big Winners at Tarifa-Tangiers African Film Festival

Poisonous Roses by Egyptian director Ahmed Fawzi Saleh Wins Best Feature Film at film festival The documentary Boxing Libreville by Gabonese director Amédée Pacôme wins Best Documentary.Young actress Maggie Mulubwa, star of the feature film I...
Painter O Yemi Tubi Posing

When Creativity Takes Courage – Nigerian Artist, O Yemi Tubi

An artist like no other, Olabamiji Yemi Tubi, also known in the art world as MOYAT, was born in 1955 in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria. He obtained  his BFA Degree in Graphic Design...
Victor Ehikamenor Art

Africa Represented at the Venice Biennale: The Artist, Imagery and Messages

The Venice Biennale is undoubtedly a major international event in the world of contemporary art. The event is organized by artists, with artists and for artists.The 57th exhibition runs until November 22nd, with the...
Akin Omotoso

10 Favorite Films of Akin Omotoso

Akin Omotoso directed the award-winning film Vaya which will be having its European premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February, 2017. The film was also screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at...
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Director, Akin Omotoso Speaks On The Forces To Filmmaking

“You’re fortunate to make a film and you’re fortunate to get the film out. All the things that happen afterwards are great, but that’s not why you do it. You do it to be...
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