“Where are you from?” I am often arrested or annoyed by this question. However, I was in Durban, South Africa and since this query was posed by a Black woman, I politely answered..
Cinematic icon and first animated sex symbol in history, Betty Boop is one of the dearest cartoon characters to pre-millennials and baby boomers. How to forget Betty in Who Frame..
“I’m a DJ, I have to educate people, I have to entertain them” says Ishmael Abbey, aka DJ Katapila, in the opening scenes of this short documentary we came across a while ago abo..
Eighteen-year-old Maty Fall is the cover face of Vogue Italia’s Febraury issue. Captured by photographer Paolo Roversi, the cover depicts the model—styled by Ib Kamara—wearing a ..
Sasha Huber is a Swiss Haitian Finnish visual artist born in Zurich, living and working in Helsinki. Part of the Finnish group show SuomIngorgo, curated by Krista Eirene Mikkola ..
The multi-disciplinary artist Desire Marea, best known as one half of the South African queer performance art duo FAKA, has just released his solo self-titled debut album, Desire..
Gender inequality in the music scene has been a hot topic for quite some time. With some progress being made in recent years in the Eurocentric narratives, the need to find new p..
Many years ago, on a very hot afternoon, I was enjoying a stracciatella gelato at the ice cream parlour Fior di Latte in Pétion Ville (Haiti), when my brother looked at me and s..
If all we had was the written word, the ephemeral mysticism of rituals would be completely lost on us. We would run out adjectives faster than the performers of a ritual — in the..
One of Ivory Coast’s finest rising rappers is 22 years of age, has a fresh new EP out and didn’t exactly dream of becoming a rapper growing up. In fact, her sights were set entir..