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.

Installation View of Collective Mask-Movimento de Artistas Huni Kuin. Commissioned by Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 35th Bienal.

Installation View

35th São Paulo Bienal – Choreographies of the Impossible

The curatorial team of this edition has chosen 121 participants from various countries, with an emphasis on artists of indigenous and African descent.

Tinotenda Chivinge, Zimbabwe Bird(s), found objects (variable dimensions). Photo: Nyadzombe Nyampenza

Art Networks in Zimbabwe

Harare Art Collectives: Where Connectivity is Key

In Harare, a cathartic group exhibition celebrates the work of collectives who bridge the gap between a feeble art market and scant resources.

10 years of C&! Clockwise: Parts of the C& Team. Photo: Benjamin Renter; C& Critical Writing Workshop Nairobi. Photo: Francis Munene; C& Print Issues. Photo: Florian Bong-Kil Grosse; James Gregory Atkinson, Ligia Lewis, and Magnus Elias Rosengarten. Panel discussion ifa-Gallery Berlin, March 2023. Photo: Benjamin Renter; DAK'ART 2014, Official opening of the main exhibition. Photo: Touré Behan; Jennifer Harge, FLY | DROWN, 2019. Perfomance in the frame of


Love Letters to C&

C&'s tenth anniversary is a very special moment for us. We have asked people from our network to share their thoughts, memories, and wishes for C&.

left: Nefertiti, Neues Museum Berlin. rigth: Cover, Black Women in Antiquity, edited by Ivan Van Sertima, 1988.


Fatima El-Tayeb: Reclaiming Nefertiti

Another find from our great archive: Fatima El-Tayeb on how European institutions have consistently appropriated Black historical personalities.

Azu Nwagbogu on a research trip to Benin at the Market at Musee Historique D’Abomey (Historic Museum of Abomey). Courtesy of UGO.


Benin Pavilion for 60th Venice Biennale Announces Artists and Theme

The curatorial team around Azu Nwagbogu will put works together by Romuald Hazoumé, Chloe Quenem, Ishola Akpo, and Moufoli Bello.

Ludo by Yadi. Courtesy of the artist.

In Conversation

Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu Explains How Ludo Became an Exciting Artwork

Ludo by Yadi highlights local design and production while embracing community recreation and functional art.

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.

Gabi Ngcobo


Kunstinstituut Melly Announces Gabi Ngcobo as its New Director

Starting in January 2024, Ngcobo will continue the Rotterdam Institution's collaborative approach to face acute questions of our time.

Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Two Undiscovered Amerindians Visit the West, 1992. Photo: Nancy Lytle

In Conversation

Coco Fusco Looks Back

Prior to her retrospective at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, the artist discusses the choices behind key works in her oeuvre.

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.




C& et C&AL a invité de perspectives noires et autochtones à débattre, mettre en contexte et réfléchir au rapport qui existe entre les structures néocoloniales et la crise climatique dans leurs contextes locaux.

C& Print

We Got Issues!