Zineb Sedira, Sugar Silo I, 2014. Diptych, C-Type, 180 x 200 cm each. Commissioned by Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture and the Port of Marseille. Courtesy the artist and the galleries: The Third Line, Dubai, and Plutschow Gallery, Zurich

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Zineb Sedira: “Identity is very much at the core of every artistic practice, whether painting flowers or exploring one’s culture or politics.”

“Identity” and “identity politics” are terms with which artists from Africa and the Diaspora are often ...

C& and C&AL Print Issue #12/4: Ecologies

Out Now! 

C& and C&AL Print Issue #12/4: Ecologies

May my heart bloom when it stops pumping red ink, may it burst into small thorns May my heart bloom when it st ...

Françoise Vergès: Artists can translate Hope and Anger into Art-Dreams

12th Berlin Biennale 

Françoise Vergès: Artists can translate Hope and Anger into Art-Dreams

Contemporary And: A Decolonial Feminist Antiracist Practice will imagine and create, collectively, a public pe ...

High school students visiting the exhibition during Youth Week. Municipal Foyer, Lolodorf. Photo: Christine Eyene, 2022.

Giving Back to the Continent 

Bikoka Art Project: A New Art Initiative in the South Province of Cameroon

The number of African Diaspora art practitioners enjoying considerable success in the international art scene ...

Clockwise: Kyle Malanda, Who Will Bury You? III, 2018. Courtesy the artist; Ja’Tovia Gary, Image from Giverny I (Négresse Impériale), 2018. Courtesy the artist; kate-hers RHEE, And then there were none. ©2013, performance HD video and C-Print photography, courtesy of the artist.

From the Archive 

Black (Art) History Month

A Groundbreaking Congress in Zimbabwe How a Historical Art Conference in Africa Was Restaged The International ...

James Bantone, He Said, They Said, 2020, exhibition view, Coalmine, Zurich

“Auf Deutsch” 

James Bantone: Mimicry, Performance and Community

For centuries there has been Black cultural production from countries where German is spoken, and it has been ...

Deborah-Joyce Holman, Unless (2021), Film Still. Yara Dulac Gisler & Deborah Joyce Holman. Courtesy of the artists

"Auf Deutsch" 

Deborah Joyce Holman – Unless: The Potential of Subtle Acts of Refusal

For centuries Black cultural production has been coming out of countries where German is spoken, and it has be ...

Daniel Kojo Schrade, Afronaut 3-19, 2019. Oil, acrylic, charcoal on canvas 50 x 70 inches. Courtesy the artist.

"Auf Deutsch" 

Daniel Kojo Schrade: Broadening the Understanding of Diaspora

C&: Since 2008 you’ve been teaching at Hampshire College in Amherst, and you’ve taught in Germany ...

Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art, Tamale. Image © Savannah Centre for Contemporary Art. Photo Nii Odzenma

Giving Back to the Continent 

Savannah Center for Contemporary Art

Contemporary And: When was the moment that you thought, I really want to do this – or was it something tha ...

Decentering the I: How to Redefine the Human

C& Center of Unfinished Business 

Decentering the I: How to Redefine the Human

Among the very few silver linings of the ongoing pandemic, an indisputable one is the drastic reduction of CO2 ...

Can Africa2020 Bring French Discourse into the Twenty-First Century?

Africa2020 Season 

Can Africa2020 Bring French Discourse into the Twenty-First Century?

On a spring day on my way to the Eiffel Tower I bumped into a memorial for the Algerian War facing the river S ...

Josèfa Ntjam, A Crossing of Independences, 2021. Photomontage printed on Chromalux by sublimation 80 x 120 cm

In Conversation 

Josèfa Ntjam: Dissolving the Separation Between Human and Non-human

Contemporary And: From water to climate change, you engage with the non-anthropocentric in your practice. How ...


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