The 2016 academic year at the American Academy in Rome is characterized by a series of events called ‘American Classics.’ What does it mean to be American in the 21st Century? Wh..
Serge Attukwei Clottey and his Afrogallonism movement address the topic of migration through the use of yellow plastic gallon containers. The jerrycans, first filled with oil, tr..
The 60th edition of the BFI London Film Festival is almost here. This edition will make history because – if my memory serves me correctly – no film festival has ever taken such ..
Entering the studio of an artist is always an event that any individual should consider as a unique and unrepeatable experience. This may seem an overstatement, but as soon as Ik..
“Casting Female Dancers that Can Drop it, Pop It, Lock It, Shake It, Bake It, and look Chic while doing it. Trained or Untrained Improvisational hotness, please be available on F..
“No Sexism”, “No Racism”, “No Ableism”, “No Ageism”, “No Homophobia”, “No Fatphobia”, “No Transphobia”, “No Hatefulness”. In these few words, giant banners along the main stage o..
What are the chances of bumping into Michael Madsen in one of the most beautiful terraces in Rome, Villa Medici? One. During the launch event of the new reality show on SKY Arts,..
This summer Villa Ada Incontra il Mondo – in Rome, Italy – is presenting a number of concerts featuring artists from all around the world including: Wilco, Tyler the Creator, Kul..
Two-strand twists. Locs. Box braids. Afro puffs. Teeny-Weeny Afros. All hairstyles, but so much more.
Black hair is deeply political. Women’s hair—arranged in intricate, often..
Soon after listening to Daniel Haaksman’s latest full-lenght album African Fabrics, Paul Simon and his Graceland immediately came to my mind. Different genres and times, of cours..