We watched it and we were blown away. Of course, it is Moses Sumney, but his Cut Me show on Colors is particularly stunning. From the sonic aesthetics to the physical one, natura..
Born in Lagos in 1940, legendary drummer and Afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen has died at the age of 79 in Paris.
Allen was a self-taught drummer, and started to play when he ..
British-Guyanese singer Sabiyha releases a live session version of her debut single Choorile. Captured in her Croydon neighbourhood at the start of the year, the performance seiz..
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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..
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..
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..