Keisha Scarville’s mother left the South American country of Guyana for the USA in 1967. Growing up, Guyana was part memory and part imagination for Scarville, “stitched together..
“I thought my experiences, interpretations of my past and memories were invalid,” writes Adjoa Wiredu, a writer and artist from London in the acknowledgements of her debut poetry..
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..
Muzi, the 29-year-old South African musician-producer making waves across continents was dubbed “golden boy” when he entered the scene for the lightness and funk of his music. Ho..
Born in Senegal, educated in Japan and currently based in Germany, Kuwaiti visual artist Monira al Qadiri came of age during the rapid transformation of Kuwait from one of the wo..
Being used to good music from South Africa, Ndivhuwo Elaine Mukheli, known professionally as Elaine caught seemingly everyone unprepared in 2019, when she burst into the scene wi..
At first, an image by the London-based Italian-Togolaise artist Silvia Rosi might strike the viewer as eerily familiar, and yet somehow fresh: vintage and thoroughly contemporary..
There are at least two liminal frames that offer themselves when looking at images of Black people. The first is that on a fundamental level, images generally and images of Black..
In the opening scene of Sondela Forever, it is hard to catch the walking man in the wide frame. Once-green grass, now the colour of hay although it is still growing, stretches ou..