Urbanpitchaz, a rising fashion photography and fashion film collective based in Nairobi presents Fella Suti and Ibaada. Shot at Rusinga Island on Kenya’s Lake Victoria and replet..
Tiziana Manfredi is a Genoese video artist we met last spring in Senegal during the tour of our contemporary dance and video art project Mirrors in sub-Saharan Africa. After a se..
A few weeks ago the news of the event-piece Salvini Nero (Black Salvini) by Luigi Christopher Veggetti Kanku, one of the first Afro-descendants Italian artists in the Italian con..
Social media gave us the opportunity to be everywhere. GRIOT’s founder, editors and partners are based in Italy, the UK and Germany. But GRIOT was founded in Rome, Italy. Most of..
Born from a carefully crafted blend of poetry, music and visual art, Roots for a Crown is the short film exploring negative perceptions and prejudice surrounding deadlocks in a w..
As an independent print magazine enthusiast, it is often baffling what folks will make mags about. There are indie mags about literally everything, including Rugby, Plantain, Eas..
Tenbeete Solomon, better known as Trap Bob, is a visual artist, graphic artist, and illustrator. Creative director of the collective GIRLAAA, her work is committed to f..
It’s time for biennials, triennials and art fairs. Here is our selection of art events to keep an eye on—and to put in your diary.
The Stellenbosch Triennale, 11 February – 30..
“Where are you from?” I am often arrested or annoyed by this question. However, I was in Durban, South Africa and since this query was posed by a Black woman, I politely answered..
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..