70 artists,

La Biennale di Venezia

Why the Venice Biennale Model Is Obsolete

With the national pavilion model, the Venice Biennale masquerades provincialism as worldliness. And it’s Global South artists who pay the price.

What Are the Stakes of Representing Art from Africa in Dubai?

Opening of Efiɛ Gallery

What Are the Stakes of Representing Art from Africa in Dubai?

As the first African-owned art gallery in the UAE, Efiɛ may have to interrogate existing cultural legacies in the region, writes Nantume Violet.

Yali Romagoza, Monument to the Great Living Artist, 2018. Courtesy the artist.

A Latin American Universe

What Is “Latinx”?

Aldeide Delgado looks for C&AL into the implications and opportunities of the term “Latinx”.

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

Africa2020 Season

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

A group exhibition curated by Meriem Berrada at Palais de la Porte Dorée…

Jamal Boushaba. Photo: Wéerari, Casablanca, April, 2016.

In Memoriam

Jamal Boushaba, the Bel Ami (1965–2021)

Jamal Boushaba – writer, cultural journalist, publisher, curator, and all-round romantic character from…

Alisha B. Wormsley, There Are Black People in the Future. Part of Manifest Destiny, curated by Ingrid LaFleur. Image by Alessandra Ferrara, Courtesy of Library Street Collective, Detroit.

Black (Art) History Month

Looking at The Intersection of Time

While questions around time are currently occupying many, we rummaged through our archives…

Laura Nsengiyumva, Peopl, 2018. Installation view at Nuit Blanche BXL 2018. The immense ice sculpture was meant to melt throughout this event to reflect on the slowly but gradually mental decolonisation process.

No Justice No Peace


In this current moment, which ferociously amplifies the uncertainty, pain, and disruption caused…

Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, Team (Detail), 2020. Oil on canvas 150 x 150cm © Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi. Courtesy of Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg. Photo: Nina Lieska

Virtual Dialoguing and Soliloquizing

Intimacy and Exposure in an Age of Lockdown

Covid-19 has undoubtedly already changed everyone’s lives. What the future holds, no one…

Meschac Gaba, Citoyen du Monde, 2012. Courtesy Meschac Gaba, Stevenson, Cape Town/Johannesburg, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam, Galerie In Situ, Paris © Meschac Gaba



C& is in solidarity with all the artists, independent curators, writers, other cultural…

Guy Wouete, 'Next Week', Multimedia-Installation, 2010. © Guy Wouete

States of Mobility

“The passport that does not pass ports”

Mobility in the arts, geographical or otherwise, is often seen as almost a…

Santu Mofokeng, A Roadside Sign in Tshwane, Marabastad / Hammanskraal, 2008. From Billboard series (1991-2009).

Santu Mofokeng (1956-2020)

In Complicity with a Great Documenter

In 2019 young South African curator Thato Mogotsi had been invited by the…

Photographer: Henry Chan - Location: Dinner between Rashid Johnson's Anxious Audiences at the Power Plant Gallery - 2019

Black Curators Forum Toronto

A Black Curator is Never Just a Curator

The first Black Curators Forum took place in Toronto, Canada, towards the end…

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