3rd Biennale Internationale de Sculpture de Ouagadougou (BISO) – The Fire of Origins

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3rd Biennale Internationale de Sculpture de Ouagadougou (BISO) – The Fire of Origins

Inspired by the writer Emmanuel Dongala, Le Feu des origins, will run until 4th November in Ouagadougou celebrating contemporary crafts and art.

M’hammed Kilito, from the series


14th LagosPhoto Festival Announces Places, Artist List and Theme

Running from October 27 to December 31, LagosPhoto Festival announces its first expansion beyond Lagos hosting 38 national and international artists.

(Left) Otobong Nkanga.
Courtesy of the artist. (Right top) Otobong Nkanga, Taste of a Stone, 2010/19; Kolanut Tales–Dismembered, 2016. Installation view of Acts at the Crossroads at MOCAA–Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art, 2019. Photo: Dillon Marsh; (right bottom) Otobong Nkanga, In Pursuit of Bling, 2014. Installation view of Otobong Nkanga: To Dig a Hole That Collapses Again at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2018.


Otobong Nkanga Receives 2025 Nasher Prize

For her powerful work, the Antwerp-based artist wins the 2025 Nasher Prize exclusively awarded to contemporary sculpture.

Maliza Kiasuwa, Intersection 2. 202340 x 27.5 in. Paper and thread. Courtesy of the artist and Morton Fine Art.

In Conversation

Maliza Kiasuwa: Stories Intersecting Like the Crossing of Paths

The artist talks about her collage practice in relation to intuition and the meaning of a hybrid identity.

Theresah Ankomah, Untitled, 2022. Courtesy of Savvy Contemporary.


1-54 London: Exhibitors, Artists and Special Projects

This edition will host over 60 international exhibitors, its largest number to date and more than 170 artist from Africa and the Global Diaspora.

Acts of Opening Again: A Choreography of Conviviality, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), 3.6.2023. Photo: Mathias Völzke/HKW

Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Amplifying the Creative Structures at HKW

Edna Bonhomme examines how a Berlin institution pays tribute to anti-colonial feminists and applauds its new international team.

Zineb Sedira, Sugar Silo I, 2014. Diptych, C-Type, 180 x 200 cm each. Commissioned by Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture and the Port of Marseille. Courtesy the artist and the galleries: The Third Line, Dubai, and Plutschow Gallery, Zurich


Zineb Sedira: “Identity is very much at the core of every artistic practice, whether painting flowers or exploring one’s culture or politics.”

To celebrate our authors' writing we've dug up a few pieces from our archive. Here, Zineb Sedira on "identity" and the “burden of representation".


In Conversation

Lamin Leroy Gibba: “I want to tell stories that feel truthful”

The actor, writer, and producer reflects on dominant cultural narratives and the complex lives of Black and queer characters on screen and stage.

Kosisochukwu Nnebe, an inheritance/ a threat / a haunting. Installation view, 2022. Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Ontario. Courtesy of the artist.

In Conversation

Kosisochukwu Nnebe: Exploring Ancestral Connections

The artist and curator discusses how the positions of marginalized people give us access to particular forms of knowledge about our societies.

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.




C& and C&AL invited organizations, artists, and activists from Black and Indigenous perspectives to discuss, contextualize, and reflect on the relationship between neocolonial structures and the climate crisis in their local contexts.

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