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Dak'Art 2014 Makes Contemporary African Art Visible

Dak’Art 2014 Makes Contemporary African Art Visible

The much anticipated 11th edition of Africa’s longest running contemporary art biennial, Dak’Art opened earlier this month on May 9th. The seminal platform established by the Senegalese government in 1989, aims to be…

Global Art Exhibitions | May 2014 Edition

Global Art Exhibitions | May 2014 Edition

Another Africa’s art exhibition picks this May around the globe from Abidjan, Berlin, Cape Town, Dakar, Kampala, Los Angeles, New York, and more contemporary Africana abounds. As the 11th biennale of contemporary African…

89plus launches its South African Edition in Cape Town at the 2014 Design Indaba Conference

89plus launches its South African Initiative at Design Indaba 2014

Following the 89plus panel held at the 2014 Design Indaba Conference on February 28, Design Indaba and 89plus, the global research project co-founded by curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets, are partnering…

Global Art Exhibitions | Jan 2014 Edition

Global Art Exhibitions | Jan 2014 Edition

Another Africa’s art exhibition picks this January around the globe from Bregenz, to Cape Town, Dakar, Berlin, New York, Seattle and more contemporary Africana abounds. In this January issue our recommended exhibitions explore…

Dec 2013 | Art Exhibition Recommendations

Dec 2013 | Art Exhibition Recommendations

Another Africa’s art exhibition picks this December around the globe from Abidjan, to Washington DC, Cape Town to Fes, Marrakech, Dakar, London, Doha and more contemporary Africana abounds. In this December issue, Cape…

Mary Sibande | Triumph Over Prejudice

Mary Sibande | Triumph Over Prejudice

© Mary Sibande. Her Majesty Queen Sophie, 2010. Courtesy of Gallery Momo, Johannesburg.   The art of Mary Sibande tells the tale of her alter-ego character, ‘Sophie’, a domestic servant who finds refuge…

Athi-Patra Ruga | This Future Myth Sublimated In 2D

Athi-Patra Ruga | This Future Myth Sublimated In 2D

In eras past they were considered of higher standing and more precious than painting or sculpture. According to a recent New York Times article tapestries are making a ‘comeback.’ This century they hang within…

Tony Allen, In it for the Music

Tony Allen | In it for the Music

A review of Tony Allen: An Autobiography of the Master Drummer of Afrobeat. Tony Allen’s autobiography is an epic narrative tracing the life and times of an iconic Nigerian musician.

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