The word ‘hospitality’ sounds a bit old-fashioned. In a globaliSed world where every (Easy) jetsetter with the right passport, outfit and vocabulary can be a ‘local’ anywhere, th..
On spotting a lone copy of Afropean on the shelves of one of those good bookstores we are told we should support, I was surprised that the publisher had signed off on what I thou..
Kader Attia is many things, but currently, he is an incredulously prolific man. Within the space of a dozen months, he managed to fit biennials in Gwangju, Shanghai and Venice, a..
Having just arrived from her base in New York, via Switzerland, Nora Chipaumire is settling in, making breakfast in her AirBnB in an area of Rome that tourists rarely venture to ..
The Venice Biennale of Art, popularly La Biennale returns on Saturday May 11th and runs until Sunday November 24th 2019, at its traditional venues in Venice. The 58th Internation..
Doing what they love: Yalla Khartoum is a new documentary by Editude Pictures featuring Sudan’s budding music scene from a refreshingly untold perspective. The 18 minute document..
For his third video off his debut solo album, Blinky Bill has outdone himself, channelling vintage nostalgia in the service of a gospel track that celebrates Nairobi’s people. Ta..
If one is Black all year round—in the US at least—February is the time to double-down, and to remind everyone (and oneself) of the beauty and historicity of Blackness in all its ..
Black Panther, the movie, catapulted Afrofuturism and Black ideas of alternative future into the mainstream. For many viewers across the world, the movie was the first time that ..
You know it’s Biennale season because there’s an uneasy air of low-key artsy sophistication everywhere. As expected, Berlin desperately wants to remain the coolest Art Metropolis..