Critique

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Erotic Empiricism

Ranti Bam Is Searching for Common Ground

In her first solo show the artist displays her delicate and tender clay hearths, and here she offers her insights on the commons and spirituality.

Gerard Sekoto, Song of the Pick, 1947, huile sur carton, Courtesy South 32 Collection, dépôt à Javett Arts Centre, Pretoria © ADAGP, Paris 2022

Globalisto: A Philosophy in Flux

Mo Laudi’s Take on Pan-Africanism

The exhibition Globalisto: A Philosophy in Flux at MAMC+ shares observations on translocality and cultural hybridity.

Performance by Azazou Show. Photo: Costa Tshinzam

2ème Yango Biennale de Kinshasa

Toko zela lobi te : une biennale qui en a marre d’attendre demain

Costa Tshinzam a visité la deuxième édition d'une biennale très attendue qui a réussi à se replacer sur la carte mondiale des événements artistiques.

Setting Up The Scott House for the event, Credit : Daakpe Studios

ARCHITECTURE IS A PARTY

Challenging the Perception of Preservation in Accra’s Architecture

A event night in Ghana’s capital addressed issues of public spaces and architectural history from unconventional perspectives.

Gideon Appah’s Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes: Remembering and Remaking

Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU

Gideon Appah’s Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes: Remembering and Remaking

Gideon Appah paints between memory and fantasy, referencing a Ghana of the 1950s to 1980s, helping us – perhaps – to imagine a new vision.

DOXANTU. Performing arts Precy Numbi, Mucyo, Peintre Obu, Laura Nsengiyumva. Production : Isabelle N’diaye.

Dak’art, la Biennale de Dakar 2022

Forger : la postcolonie se lèvera

Isabelle N’diaye à propos de la biennale qui entend mettre en place les conditions pour forger des royaumes par le feu et l’action.

Alberta Whittle, Purebred Monkel, Installation view  at the Scottish pavilion in the 59th Venice biennale

Biennale de Venise

Réflexions sur The Milk of Dreams

Mia Harrison réfléchit à la manière dont l’exposition a permis aux femmes artistes de formuler leurs rêves individuels et collectifs.

Les ateliers de la Pensée @ Dakar Museum of Black Civilizations. Photo: Guillaume Bassinet

Les Ateliers de la Pensée

Forger des écologies du savoir, entre arts et sciences

La 4e Les Ateliers de la Pensée ont réuni des artistes et des intellectuels d’Afrique et de la diaspora au Musée des civilisations noires de Dakar.

Carrie Mae Weems, The Push, The Call, The Scream, The Dream, 2020. Installation View at Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, 2022. Photo: Hans D. Christ

The Evidence of Things Not Seen

Carrie Mae Weems Investigates US History through James Baldwin

The US artist’s first solo and retrospective exhibition in Germany takes the name of a Baldwin essay and features a variety of media.

Installation View

When Rain Clouds Gather

Archives of Womanhood and Blackness in South Africa

This exhibition at Norval Foundation shows a detailed history of pioneering Black South African female artists from 1940 to 2000.

Tamary Kudita, That evening sun goes down, 2020. Courtesy the artist.

ArtHARARE 2021

The Particularities of a Place

This edition of artHARARE, navigating through the city and diasporic experiences, allowed reflections on the possibilities of presenting art online.

Joy Gregory, from the commission Madam Photo, 2020. Commissioned by Autograph for Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other © and courtesy the artist

Responding to the Global Pandemic

A Photographic Reflection on the Self and the Other

In a recent exhibition, the London-based photographic arts organization Autograph ABP addressed multi-perspective takes on Covid by British photograph