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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..
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..
Satire is the use of humour, irony or exaggeration to expose and criticise people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical iss..
A couple of months ago, I came across the image of a painting as I scrolled through my timeline on Facebook. It’s a painting I must have seen at least ten times in the past few y..
Last October, on the occasion of the ‘Italy-Africa’ Conference in Rome and the private visit of 250 guests to the African Metropolis exhibition at MAXXI museum, we presented a te..
A revolution is something extraordinary and unexpected: it’s a game changer, it reverses the order of things, and despite what they teach us in school, soft revolutions—those whi..
Friday, November 10, Peskine’s atelier in Issy-les-Moulineaux’s petite ceinture parisienne. While I make myself at home, I don’t realize I’ve just put my orange juice on a piece ..
Keyezua sees herself as a storyteller that is currently reinventing herself to tell the day-to-day stories of women around the world that make her uncomfortable to remain silent…
It’s only a few days until the opening of Akaa – Also Knonw As Africa – the first and only art fair in France devoted to contemporary art and design from Africa. There’s great ex..
“An articulate contemporary dialogue between epochs, cultures and individuals.” This is how the contemporary african art fair 1:54 introduces the work of Nigerian-born, London an..