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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…

Athi-Patra Ruga | Azania Must Go Pagan

Studio Visit in Azania with Athi-Patra Ruga

The future holds an exotic interest for artist Athi-Patra Ruga. Athi’s fate is one governed by classical forms of camp and the spirits of utopia; another dimension in which a Xhosa traditionalist and…

Where Art Thou? Distance and Visibility in Contemporary Art Practice in Africa and the Diaspora

Where Art Thou? Distance and Visibility in Contemporary Art Practice in Africa and the Diaspora

Art in its many incarnations is a cultural ‘product’, whether hung on the walls of a museum, a private home or left in the atelier of its maker. From the moment it takes shape…

True As(s) Confessions | Chatting with Cameron Platter

True As(s) Confessions | Chatting with Cameron Platter

Interplanetary zebras and high octane love affairs between crocodiles and go-go dancers become documents of reality and morality in an intense South African narrative. The message conveyed without actually being portrayed.

Sep. 2012 Art Exhibition Recommendations

Sep. 2012 Art Exhibition Recommendations

Another Africa’s top picks for exhibitions in September around the globe. From Kampala to Rabat, Cape Town, London, New York , Madrid and more contemporary Africana abounds.

Uncles Touch | Mixtape by athi-patra ruga

Tell Nobody | mixtape by athi-patra ruga

Uncles Touch, the moniker that South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga goes by when he hits the decks, sends us from Cape Town with love the mixtape ‘Tell Nobody’  made especially for  Another Africa.

Mar. 2012 Art Exhibition Recommendations

Another Africa’s top picks for exhibitions in March around the globe, from Berlin to Rabat, Dubai, Paris, New York and more contemporary Africana abounds.

Feb. 2012 Art Exhibition Recommendations

Feb. 2012 Art Exhibition Recommendations

Another Africa’s top picks for exhibitions in February around the globe, from Cape Town to Marrakech, Bergen and more. 

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