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..
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Chilling out with his crew, Rodney Smith aka Roots Manuva chats and dances around while DJ Snuff scratches 90s hip-hop vinyls. We are at Archspace, in Hackney (London), and the r..
The cultural, artistic and social narratives of distant countries such as Sudan are always so inaccurate and imbued with a post-colonial notch that it is very easy to get the wro..
Zohra Opoku’s solo installation We were Queens and Kings, closing at the end of this month is yet another feather on the artist’s hat (or rather, now that we are talking royalty,..
You know that amazing feeling when you listen to a new song and the music just fills you, you need to listen to it ‘on repeat’ and it stays with you even when the track is over. ..
When Louis Vuitton showcased their S/S collection at the New York fashion week in 2012, the internet almost broke. On the one hand, fashionistas hailed the bold colours, the bloc..
The fifth London edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair is opening its doors on October 5, in the stunning Somerset House.
The fair is hosting more than 130 emerging an..
Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director of the quinquennial documenta 14 must be relieved now that it’s finally over. The biggest deal (ehm, exhibition) in contemporary art is tradition..