CCA Lagos, view From Front. Courtesy CCA Lagos.

Centre for Contemporary Art Lagos and Sotheby’s

Bisi Silva’s CCA Lagos is the Subject of a Major Revamp

With over 1 million dollars raised at a Sotheby’s CCA Lagos Benefit auction, one of Nigeria’s most respected art institutions is getting a major rehab

Unvergleichlich: Kunst aus Afrika im Bode-Museum (Beyond Compare: Art from Africa in the Bode-Museum), Installation view © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / David von Becker

Débat sur l'art pillé

L’Allemagne révèle Premiers grand axes relatifs au traitement des biens de collection issus de contextes coloniaux

Après le rapport important sur la nécessité de restituer le patrimoine culturel africain…

Shuddhabrata Sengupta at Global Academy II, Salzburg 2018. Photo: Olamiju Fajemisin

The International Summer Academy Salzburg

Why Decolonising the Arts Must Be an Intersectional Effort

In an event held in Salzburg, Austria, art practitioners from across the world…

Bahar Behbahani and Almagul Menlibayeva, Ride the Caspian, 2011.  2-channel video installation, HD colour, surround sound, wall-mounted digital photographs. Sound: OMFO, Negar Behbahani. Co-produced by Sharjah Art Foundation with a grant from the Art and Culture Network Program, Open Society Institute Budapest and the support of Priska C Juschka Fine Art. Sharjah Art Foundation 


March Meeting 2018

What Does Resistance in the Arts Look Like Today?

From the New Museum Triennial’s Songs for Sabotage to the Triennial of Photography…

Scholars, Museum Directors, Curators and Artists at the International Conference on African Cultures, 1962. Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art in Zimbabwe.

A Groundbreaking Congress in Zimbabwe

How the ICAC Highlighted the Global Influence of Artists from Africa in 1962

In the 1960s in Southern Rhodesia, the International Congress of African Culture made…

Ben Enwonwu © The Ben Enwonwu Foundation

Conference: Positioning Nigerian Modernism

Unveiling Hidden Truths

Honoring Ben Enwonwu at Tate Modern with the international conference “Positioning Nigerian Modernism,”…

Lubaina Himid, A Fashionable Marriage, 1986. Exhibition view, The Place Is Here, Nottingham Contemporary, 2017. Photo Andy Keate. Courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens.

Post-Brexit Perspectives

The Place Is Here. The Time Is Now.

An exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary examined just how the neglected discourse around artists…

Works by Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou, El Anatsui, and Abdoulaye Diarrassouba (Aboudia) at the Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary African Art Sale Exhibition, London, May 2017 © Patricia A. Banks

Sotheby’s Modern & Contemporary African Art Sale

Fluid Categories

Auctions with a focus on modern and contemporary African artists aren’t novelties anymore.…

Curating Contemporaneity

Notes on ICI Dakar

Curating Contemporaneity

Taylor Renee, a US-based writer and curator, traveled to Dakar, Senegal to attend…

Art museum education across continents

Transformative Ideas

Art museum education across continents

The job of art museum educators is to connect critical ideas, content and…