Artist Portrait

Ugandan Artist John Baptist Sekubulwa Links Historical And Contemporary Pain

Relentlessly questioning political power relations, Sekubulwa chooses the image of the human brain to depict postcolonial vulnerability – and hope.

The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing

Jennifer Packer: Confronting the Complex, the Ugly, and the Forbidden

The US painter uses the symbolism of flowers to remember violent losses within the Black community and create tender moments that embody the senses.


Brooklyn Museum Appoints Stephanie Sparling Williams and Kimberli Gant as Curators

The New York - Museum has made two major hires for American art and modern and contemporary art, to start in December and January.

In Conversation

Vitjitua Ndjiharine, Hage Mukwendje, and Nesindano Namises on their Residency at Schloss Solitude

We talked to the three Namibian artists about their approaches, methods, processes, and inspirations and their residency this summer.


Jamillah James Named Senior Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

James sees herself as "advocate" for artists and starts her new role in Chicago early next year.

In Conversation

Aldeide Delgado and the Women Photographers International Archive

We spoke to the founder of WOPHA about rediscovering forgotten female Cuban artists and photography’s many uses – including its ability to provoke cha

Julie Mehretu

Keeping Vigil with no Loss to Poetry

Rose Jepkorir spoke to the New York-based artist to dive into her work that explores the strange in between places through abstraction.

In Conversation

Lunga Ntila Seeks GOD AMONG US in Her Body of Work

Ahead of AKAA Paris we speak to the South African artist about her multiple identities, unfamiliar surroundings, and the symbolism of bees.

Fak’ugesi – African Digital Innovation Festival

Building as a Way to Project Ourselves into the Future

The 2021 edition of Fak’ugesi – African Digital Innovation Festival in Johannesburg focused…

In Conversation

Rafiki Arts Initiatives: Building Bridges Between Norway and Africa

We spoke to Nicole Rafiki, the artist behind a series of actions that…

Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos

Peter Okotor Places Nigeria on a Table of Paradox through Pop Music

The artist uses interactive installations and sound to contemplate Nigeria’s national history.

“Auf Deutsch”

The Artist Mwangi Hutter Reflects on the Human Condition

C& spoke to the Kenyan-German artist duo about the creative process, merged identity and about producing works that aim to look “beyond differences”.

Inventing Your Own Game


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