Clockwise: Diébédo Francis Kéré at Kéré Architecture, Berlin, May 2023 © The Japan Art Association / The Sankei Shimbun; Gando Primary School, 2001, Burkina Faso
Photo: Siméon Duchoud. Courtesy of Kéré Architecture; Rendering façade of Benin National Assembly. Courtesy of Kéré Architecture


Diébédo Francis Kéré Wins 2023 Praemium Imperiale

By combining local materials and skills with innovative design and smart engineering solutions, architect Diébédo Francis Kéré wins the coveted award.

Senam Okudzeto. Photo: Christopher Cerrone


Senam Okudzeto Receives the Paul Boesch Art Prize 2023

Artist, researcher, writer and founder, Senam Okudzeto receives on of the highest Swiss art prizes for her socio-politically relevant work.

Maud Ntonga, Gallery Director  (left) Noelle Mukete-Elhalaby, Founder  (center)  and Brice Arsene Yonkeu, Founder (right)
Photo credits: Wilfried Koté Amoyi


Bwo, a New Art Gallery in Cameroon, Announces the Opening of its Space

Bwo established in Central Africa by founders under the age of 30 plans to open in Douala with an inaugural exhibition on September 2, 2023.

Nada Baraka, Untitled. Courtesy of Latitudes and ANNA


2023 ANNA Award Winner Announced

Nada Baraka, an Egyptian artist based in Cairo, is the 2023 ANNA Award recipient.

The eight artists of the 2024 Nigerian Pavilion. From left, top row: Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Ndidi Dike, Onyeka Igwe, and Toyin Ojih Odutola; bottom row: Abraham Oghobase, Precious Okoyomon, Yinka Shonibare, and Fatimah Tuggar. Credits: Adenyi-Jones: On Whit Wall; Igwe: Regine Ullrich; Ojih Odutola: Beth Wilkinson; Shonibare: Tom Jamieson, 2023; All others: Courtesy the artists.


Nigeria Announces Curator and Artists for National Pavilion in Venice 2024

For the second Nigerian Pavilion, Aindrea Emelife will curate a group exhibition with eight artists around the theme "Nigeria Imaginary".

(from left to right) Tiago Sant’Ana, Raphael Fonseca and Yina Jiménez Suriel. Courtesy of Mercosur Biennial Foundation.


14th Edition of The Mercosur Biennial

Along with Tiago Sant’Ana, C&AL Associate Editor Yina Jímenez joins Raphael Fonseca’s artistic team of The Mercosur Biennial’s 14th edition.

(Clockwise, all Details): Maheder Haileselassie,  Between Yesterday and Tomorrow, 2023; 
Carlos Idun-Tawiah, Sunday Special, 2022. Isoraka, Antananarivo; Léonard Pongo, Untitled. From Primordial Earth, 2023; Yasmin Forte, Military. From This is a story about my family, 2022; Nadia Ettwein, Looks Like Dad. From Hond, 2023


CAP Prize Winners Announced for 2023

Nadia Ettwein, Carlos Idun-Tawiah, Léonard Pongo, Yasmin Forte and Maheder Haileselassie awarded with Prize for Contemporary African Photography.

David Adjaye. Photo credit: Josh Huskin; two buildings designed by David Adjaye (top right) Smithsonian National Museum of African American Arts and Culture - Washington DC. Photo: Nic Lehoux; (bottom right) MOSCOW School of Management. Photo: Ed Reeve. All images courtesy of RIBA.


Several Institutions Have Severed Ties with David Adjaye Over Sexual Assault Allegations

After Studio Museum Harlem announced the end of its collaboration, Sharjah‘s Africa Institute also stops plans for a campus designed by the architect.

Olu Alake; The Africa Centre. Courtesy of the centre.


Olu Alake Appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Africa Centre

From 17th July on, the recently revamped Africa Centre in London has a new CEO: renowned strategic leader and multi-sector stakeholder Olu Alake.

(left) Poster of the 35th Bienal de São Paulo – choreographies of the impossible © Nontsikelelo Mutiti / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo; (right): Study for closing of the second pavement for the 35th Bienal de São Paulo – choreographies of the impossible © Vão / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo


35th Bienal de São Paulo Announces Participants and Architecture Projects

From Sept 6 to Dec 10, Choreographies of the Impossible will present 120 participants in the exhibition and spatial design by the architects of Vão.

La publication imprimée de C& et C&AL #12/4 : Écologies

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La publication imprimée de C& et C&AL #12/4 : Écologies

Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer la sortie du premier numéro commun à C& et C&AL qui traite des structures néocoloniales et de la crise climatique.

Agnes Waruguru, Messengers of a Midnight dream, 2023. Etching on Arches Rives BFK white Cotton Rag paper, 26 x 32.5 cm.

C& Artists’ Editions

Out Now! C& Artists’ Editions #4: Agnes Waruguru

We are thrilled to announce our new C& Artists' Edition with Agnes Waruguru!