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.

Bushman Café, Abidjan

Inside the Library

Bushman Café, Abidjan

C& regularly takes a look into book collections holding rare publications. This time, Keren Lasme introduces five books she found in Abidjan.

Blessing Atas, The Egrets. Courtesy the artist.

Tender Photo

Emmanuel Iduma’s Archive Attempts to Hold All That Is Intimate

The artist has created a participatory digital archive around the tenderness in photographs, refusing temporal linearity by drawing out a kinship.

Sasha Huber, Rentyhorn, 2008. Commissioned photography by Siro Micheroli. Courtesy of the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki.


Sasha Huber Looks at the Uncomfortable

The artist discusses her practice in the context of changing climatic realities and how symbolic actions can have an impact.




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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