2019 marks the tenth anniversary of the LagosPhoto Festival. The new edition exploring the theme of Passports intends to delve into the constraints and the prospects of the most ..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Okwui Enwezor has died aged 55. Poet, art historian, contemporary art curator and critic, among his most prestigious roles are the 56th edition of Venice Biennale, All The World’..
Beya Gille Gacha was born on the 8th of December 1990 in Paris, to Cameroonian-Bamiléké mother and French father. From an early age she got used to frequent changes, to travellin..
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..