Critique

Are We Not Makers of History?

Afro-Lusophone Artists Grapple with Memory in New Book

A publication featuring artists in Portuguese-speaking countries suggests distinct artistic approaches to dealing…

Saison Africa2020

La Saison Africa2020 peut-elle mettre le discours français au diapason du XXIe siècle ?

Au Palais de la Porte Dorée, une exposition collective sous la direction de…

Invisible Inventories

Absent Figures: The Difficult Questions Restitution Raises

Being asked to call something an object can be troubling, as evidenced in…

Art Education

The New Nsukka Art School: Between Continuity and Change

The kó art gallery in Lagos is presenting a series of exhibitions of…

Okwui Enwezor's last exhibition

Black Grief and White Grievance

At New York’s New Museum, the last exhibition conceived by Okwui Enwezor functions…

Partcours in Dakar

Art in the Year of the Biennale That Was Not

Amina Lawal Agoro looks on the event that reinvigorated Dakar’s art scene during…

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…


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