A young woman dances on the fridge in her kitchen, burning cash. Some friends play and joke under the trees in a park, freeing themselves from constraints and stereotypes. A big ..
Ghanaian visual artist Ibrahim Mahama (b. 1987, Tamale) is the 2020 Principal Prince Claus Laureate, and dancer and choreographer Melaku Belay (b. 1980, Addis Abeba) is a Prince ..
In Afronauts (2014), a short film by Ghanaian filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo, 17-year-old Matha has been chosen to be Zambia’s first person to be sent to the moon. Through rigo..
A place in the sun, (German: Ein Platz in der Sonne) is a phrase heavy with longing. It is credited to the Foreign affairs Minister of the German Empire, Bernhard von Bülow. Refe..
Imagine a woman facing a mirror, surrounded by beauty items; a powerful, common image. It is ritualised: the mirror is a women’s best friend and worst enemy at the same time. Ref..
Citizenship, new forms of nationalism, borders and immigration policies, universal affordable healthcare, the new human rights crisis brought along by the consequences of the glo..
I have a fairly accurate understanding of the Senegalese education system having pursued my entire education there; from primary school right up until Cheikh Anta Diop University..
Galleria Anna Marra presents PARALLELS AND PERIPHERIES: Fractals and Fragments curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah. The exhibition is the fourth iteration in a series―the first outside..
This year’s edition of Lagos Photo Festival examines the ramifications of restitution through an ambitious and innovative project, the Home Museum. An open call in May asked peop..
Long before the world as we knew it was swallowed into chaos, Jennifer Villa and Alexandros Finizio, aka Technoir, had already decided to venture into new, sonically uncharted te..