Review

Book Review: There are mechanisms in place

Place-making in the World of Sunstrum’s Paintings

The Johannesburg-based curator Boitumelo Tlhoaele writes on the figurative artist’s Sunstrum’s works and…

L’ESPACE

In Kigali a New Art Space Sets an Example

Andrew I. Kazibwe visited the newly launched L’ESPACE, which aims to redeem the…

Thebe Phetogo: Blackbody Composites

The Blackbody Against the Green Screen

In his blackbody series, the Botswana artist Thebe Phetogo pulls references from his…

Marechera’s The House of Hunger

The Novel that Almost Shaped a Postmodern Postcolonial Africa

Artist Santiago Mostyn revisits The House of Hunger by Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera…

magazines

Light in Times of Growing Uncertainty

The touring exhibition Lumières d’Afrique stops off in Johannesburg amid a global pandemic…

Freedom in the Eyes of Josiah Tongogara

Portrait with Missing Childhood

The exhibition Freedom in the eyes of Josiah Tongogara at Zimbabwe’s National Gallery…

Digital Strokes

Depictions of Queer Black Love for the Digital Age

A new generation of young painters in Europe are using internet languages to…

Tomorrow There Will Be More Of Us

The Materiality of South Africa’s Stellenbosch Triennale

For its inaugural edition, the Stellenbosch Triennale in South Africa invited 20 artists…

A Resilient Visionary

The Visual Journey of David Koloane through History’s City

Last summer the Iziko South African National Gallery hosted a retrospective of the…

Rietberg Museum Zurich

Congo as Fiction – Fiction as an Objective

European museums today can hardly avoid addressing the histories of their objects. Which…

lay me down across the lines

Invisible Connections of Feminism

In the recently opened Kunsthalle Bega, young Romanian artists demonstrate how to connect…

Rabat Biennale

Taking Risks by Showing Only Female Artists

Headed by Abdelkader Damani, the inaugural Rabat Biennale in Morocco’s capital has caused…


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