From the restitution of the Benin Bronzes to the overdue celebration of female artists from Africa; these are some of our most read articles in 2021.
The Benin Bronzes Restitution
We asked 9 art professionals from the Nigerian art scene for their thoughts on the meaning of Germany returning the Benin bronzes in 2022.
Art historian Gürsoy Doğtaş analyses the power imbalances between Warhol and his BIPoC queer and trans sitters of lower Manhattan
In her work, artist Minia Biabiany from the French-speaking Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, examines the colonial dynamics between France and its overseas territories. C& América Latina spoke with her about the artistic creation process from within her Caribbean reality, about the nature of the island and the colonial crimes committed against it.
Design in Westafrica
For three generations of women born between Ghana’s independence in 1957 and the turn of the century, architecture has served as an unparalleled incubation platform for worldforming possibilities.
Make Techno Black Again
Art historian Jamila Moroder argues that an exhibition in Bolzano, Italy, disconnects techno from its Black heritage, and suggests we take a more complex view.
NFT art has recently sold for millions, heralding a new age of opportunity for some and loss for others. Tash Moore looks at what a selection of BIPOC artists are doing about it.
Magnus Rosengarten spoke to the curator, who lives in Nairobi, about tracing an anti-racist Berlin student protest from 1966 among the German archives.
We spoke to Swiss artist Deborah Joyce Holman about the key aspects of her poetic docufiction work.
Celebrating Female Pioneers
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, our author Ethel-Ruth Tawe looks toward the continent to spy out female image-makers and their pioneering spirit.
We speak with the Paris-based multidisciplinary artist and DJ about her practice of easing pain and cataloging as a means of maintaining dignity.