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Picha ASBL. Preparations for the 7th Lubumbashi Biennale. Courtesy of Nicolas, Photographer of the Biennale.

Biennale de Lubumbashi

A View of the Postcolonial World at the 7th Lubumbashi Biennale

In the run-up to the Biennale, C& mentee Gloria Mpanga takes a critical look at its relevance, history and curatorial concept.

Installation view of

Erotic Empiricism

Ranti Bam Is Searching for Common Ground

In her first solo show the artist displays her delicate and tender clay hearths, and here she offers her insights on the commons and spirituality.

The Africa Centre Interior. Photo: Felix Speler

Cultural Charity

The Return of the Africa Centre in London

Years after the Africa Centre in Covent Garden closed, its recently refurbished Southwark building reflects current connections to the continent.

[curators of the 35th Bienal, from left to right: Hélio Menezes, Grada Kilomba, Diane Lima and Manuel Borja-Villel © Levi Fanan/Fundação Bienal de São Paulo]

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São Paulo Biennale Announces Title and Theme

Entitled "choreographies of the impossible", the Biennale is an "invitation to radical imaginations" and will take place in autumn 2023.

(left) vanessa german. Photo: Joshua Franzos; (right) Cauleen Smith. Photo: Joshua Franzos

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27th Heinz Awards for the Arts Honors vanessa german and Cauleen Smith

The Heinz Family Foundation recognizes the artists for their enduring impact in the arts with its coveted award of $250.000.

A work by Ralph Lemon included in the 2022 Whitney Biennial. Photo: Whitney Museum.

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2022 Bucksbaum Award Goes to Ralph Lemon

The interdisciplinary artist is the recipient of the 2022 Bucksbaum Award for his outstanding contribution to the history of American art.

Senga Nengudi. Photo: Ron Pollard. Courtesy Sprüth Magers Gallery

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Senga Nengudi is Recipient of the 2023 Nasher Prize

American artist Senga Nengudi receives the prestigious $100,000 award presented by the Nasher Sculpture Center for genre-expanding sculpture.

Hambre Publications. Courtesy of Hambre.

#weavingnetworks

Thoughts on Collective Archives

The collectives Hambre, Kayfa ta, Jatiwangi art Factory, and the Black Archives discuss perspectives on collective publishing and archiving.

La Impresora, Installation View exhibition documenta fifteen, 2022. Courtesy of La Impresora.

#weavingnetworks

Amplifying the Voices of Local Communities

The collectives LA IMPRESORA, Más Arte Más Acción, Jalada Africa, and Sa Sa Art Projects talk about collaborative publishing and sharing practices.

(Clockwise) Karimah Ashadu. Portrait by Aigberadion Israel Ikhazuangbe; Film Still Detail

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Prize of the Böttcherstraße 2022 goes to Karimah Ashadu

The artist Karimah Ashadu wins one of the most renowned art prizes in the German-speaking world for her film installation "Cowboy".

Gerard Sekoto, Song of the Pick, 1947, huile sur carton, Courtesy South 32 Collection, dépôt à Javett Arts Centre, Pretoria © ADAGP, Paris 2022

Globalisto: A Philosophy in Flux

Mo Laudi’s Take on Pan-Africanism

The exhibition Globalisto: A Philosophy in Flux at MAMC+ shares observations on translocality and cultural hybridity.

Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke in April 2022 at the opening of

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Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke (1972 – 2022)

Ijeoma Uche-Okeke, curator and director of Asele Institute, has passed away.

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