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Weaam El Masry, Fragments – (b. 1976, Egypt). Drawing on toned paper

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Weaam El Masry Receives Public Vote Prize of the NSAAP 2024

El Masry's work “Fragments” convinced and touched the audience through the deep reflection of her own personal memories and inner world.

Karimah Ashadu, Installation view Venice Biennale Machine Boys, 2024. Photo: Lorenzo Palmieri.

60th Venice Biennale

Ancestors and Liberation at Pedrosa’s Foreigners Everywhere

Vibrant and challenging complexities of decolonial thinking, intimacy, resistance, and joy are displayed in Venice, writes María Inés Plaza Lazo.

Zohra Opoku,‘I am the one who shines, the one who is above the district of the sky. I go forth to the sky. I climb upon the sun’s rays. O, I am weary, I am weary, (yet) I proceed.', (Detail) 2023. Courtesy of the artist and Mariane Ibrahim

15th Dakar Biennale

The Off is On! Why We Should All Still Be in Dakar

Here, Black Pages from Dakar shares a long list of exciting exhibitions and events taking place alongside the OFF Biennale.

Tegene Kunbi, Installation View at the 14th Dakar Biennale, 2022. Photo: Roseline Olang’ Odhiambo.

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Dakar Biennale 2024 Postponed Due to Political Unrest

Following changes in Senegal's cultural and political leadership, the country is postponing the Biennale until November 7 to December 7, 2024.

Joy Maringa. Installation view at Kobo Trust. Photo: Mūhunyo Maina

Letter from Nairobi

New Talent and New Avenues in Nairobi’s Art Scene

Mūhunyo Maina reviews the artistic offerings in Kenia’s capital in the first quarter of 2024.

60th Venice Biennale: National Pavilions of Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire

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60th Venice Biennale: National Pavilions of Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire

Find some impressions of the pavilions curated by Fadzai Veronica Muchemwa, Aindrea Emelife and Simon Njami.

(from left to right) Claudette Johnson.  Photo © Anne Tetzlaff; Jasleen Kaur. Photo: Robin Christian; Pio Abad. Pio Abad; Delaine La Bas. Photo © Tara Darby. Courtesy of the artists.

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These Are the Turner Prize 2025 Shortlisted Artists

The Turner Prize 2024 shortlisted artists are Pio Abad, Claudette Johnson, Jasleen Kaur and Delaine Le Bas.

Installation view C& Center of Unfinished Business, HERE AND NOW at Museum Ludwig: Dynamic Spaces, Museum Ludwig, Cologne 2020, © Contemporary And. Photo: C&

C& Center of Unfinished Business

Book List on Post-Colonial Theory from the C& Library

Our library offers a wide selection of books that are connected to the topic of (post-) colonialism in various ways and help us to understand the now.

60th Venice Biennale: National Pavilions of Benin, South Africa, Senegal and Ethiopia

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60th Venice Biennale: National Pavilions of Benin, South Africa, Senegal and Ethiopia

Here are some impressions of the pavilions spread across the city. Benin and Ethiopia make their first appearance at the Venice Biennale.

Helena Uambembe and Wisrah C. V. da R. Celestino. Courtesy of ars viva prize.

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Helena Uambembe and Wisrah C. V. da R. Celestino are among Winners of ars viva prize 2025

Since 1953 the ars viva prize of Visual Arts goes to young artists under 35 based in Germany, associated with a solo exhibition and art residency.

60th Venice Biennale: National Pavilions of Canada, France, USA, UK and Hãhãwpuá (Brazil)

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60th Venice Biennale: National Pavilions of Canada, France, USA, UK and Hãhãwpuá (Brazil)

Here are impressions of some of the National Pavilions at Giardini.

Karimah Ashadu; Installation View at 60th Venice Biennale. Photo: C&; Film Still. Courtesy of Venice Biennale.

60the Venice Biennale

Silver Lion Goes to Karimah Ashadu

Multimedia artist Karimah Ashadu is awarded with the Silver Lion for a Promising Young Artist in the International Exhibition.

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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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