Conscious Codes

Lizzy Aroloye, Alien Girl Loading, from series transcending. Courtesy the artist.

Digital Art

What Are NFTs and What Do They Mean for BIPOC Artists?

NFT art has recently sold for millions, heralding a new age of opportunity…

Nina Chanel Abney, Imaginary Friend in Paris, 2020, augmented reality. Courtesy: Nina Chanel Abney and Acute Art.

In Conversation with Nina Chanel Abney

Catering to the Imaginary for a Real World

Our author Nelly Y. Pinkrah chatted with artist Nina Chanel Abney about her…

Akwasi Bediako Afrane, Screenshot of PC Game - TRONS Factory, 2020, Studio project of virtual TRONS in Unreal Engine environment, Image by Akwasi Bediako Afrane.

In Conversation with Akwasi Bediako Afrane

Becoming a Prosthesis to TRONS

By refashioning discarded electronic gadgets into “TRONS,” Akwasi Bediako Afrane gets to the…

Joshua Chiundiza, Bones and Dual Tones, 2018. Photographer: Zivangai Matangi

Digital Arts

Towards New Metaphors of Consciousness

The notion of non-human consciousness is reemerging in the process of reimagining African…

​Shannon Tamara Lewis, Too Fast Ones: We Stole These Heads I, 2019.
Oil on Linen, 2m x 2m. Photo: Guillaume Baeriswyl, Konkord Photography. Courtesy of Les Urbaines Festival

Digital Strokes

The Fantasy of Aspiration in the Paintings of Shannon Tamara Lewis

Olamiju Fajemisin speaks to Shannon Tamara Lewis about her painted assemblages of limbs…

Odete Semedo in the film Quantum Creole, Filipa César, 2020. Courtesy the artist


The Digital Has Been Around for a While

The history of technology is inseparable from the history of Africans. From the…

Sophie-Charlotte Opitz, Digital storm (2019)

Visions of Cultural Journalism

In a Hypermediatized World

Enos Nyamor explores the visions of cultural journalism in a hypermediatized world.

David Alabo, Dream Bubble, 2019. Digital Art Print. Courtesy the artist

C& Print Issue #11: Conscious Codes, Anyone?

Black Mirrors and Afro-Surrealism with David Alabo

Read the first text from our new Print Issue #11 entitled Conscious Codes,…

Black Futurism & Technologies of Joy

In Conversation with Rasheedah Phillips

Black Futurism & Technologies of Joy

How can positive futurity concepts and sustainable technologies of joy be developed that…

Nkiruka Oparah, SUOON, Tile 1 (Detail), 2020. Courtesy the artist.

HERE AND NOW: Nkiruka Oparah

How to Shape-shift in an Intersectional Digital World

Nkiruka Oparah is a non-binary artist, writer, and curator working with multiple mediums…

Sola Olulode, Close To You, 2019.

Digital Strokes

Depictions of Queer Black Love for the Digital Age

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

François Knoetze: Core Dump, Dakar featuring Bamba Diangne, Film still: Anton Scholtz, 2018 © Courtesy François Knoetze , Film still: Anton Stoltz

Digital Arts from Africa

Embodying Forms of Knowing and Being

Our author Enos Nyamor looks at digital arts from Africa and their potential…

Tavares Strachan,

Venice Biennale 2019

Tavares Strachan: The Idea of a Parallel Universe

Tavares Strachan represented the Bahamas National Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, in…

Digital computational

About art and technology

Digital computational

Basia Lewandowska Cummings takes a closer look at a group of young artists,…


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