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..
Kwena Baloyi is an eccentric leader with a powerful presence and easily one of the best dressed people on the internet. Within a few short years, the self-made style therapist an..
Jojo Abot is a sublime enigma, a spirit robot: a seeker of the divine. She is also a multimedia artist expressing herself via her signature afro-hypno-sonic sound, stunning visua..
The Italian term ozio has multiple meanings. It is associated with idleness, leisure, sloth, contemplation, inactivity, indolence, inertia, fatigue, either triggered by nature, o..
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s legend precedes him. It always has since he first emerged as one of the incognito masterminds behind the duo called SAMO that made witty graffiti statement..
Grada Kilomba’s first solo exhibition on the African Continent at Goodman Gallery, Johannersburg, is firmly embedded within a postcolonial iteration of the following questions: W..
As a contributing editor for British Vogue, Naomi Campbell’s statement that Africa needs its own edition of the magazine—like Vogue Arabia for the Middle Eastern countries—has be..
The Belgian-Congolese artist Baloji has a new album, and it’s a hella reason to be excited, because it is sonic innovation at its very best. The fresh, fourteen-track album was r..
While the Barbershop movie series are classics and the relevance of the barbershop for black masculinity is duly celebrated in the USA, the manner in which black men in Europe an..