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African Art Outlook for June

Publié dans Events  |  juin 05, 2021
Since the global expansion of the covid-19, many contemporary African art events have been cancelled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual exhibitions. Some galleries are opened for exhibition visits by appointment. While countries are slowly reopening their frontier, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover in your city this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of June featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.

In Conversation with Walé Oyéjidé

Publié dans Design  |  mai 15, 2021
Walé Oyéjidé uses fashion design as a tool to dispel biases and stereotypes about marginalized populations such as African migrants. With his label Ikiré Jones, he combines West African aesthetics with European tailoring to create collections that tell a story. He values the impact of his clothes on people who wear them and feel the freedom to express themselves authentically.

African Art Outlook for May

Publié dans Events  |  mai 08, 2021
Since the global expansion of the covid-19, many contemporary African art events have been cancelled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual exhibitions. Some galleries are opened for exhibition visits by appointment. While countries are slowly reopening their frontier, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover in your city this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of May featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.

In Conversation with Iké Udé

Publié dans Photography  |  avril 24, 2021
Iké Udé wants to beautify Africa to the world, one portrait at a time. Throughout his colorful career, the artist has found creative ways to reject the stereotypes and negative portrayal of Africans rampant in Western media. His work initiates a cross-cultural dialogue on pertinent issues in society and cultural decay. Reviewing his main works, he shares evocative portraits that blend clothing, props and poses from many cultures at once into sharp takes on the varied, complex beauty of Africa.

African Art Outlook for April

Publié dans Events  |  avril 03, 2021
Since the global expansion of the covid-19, many contemporary African art events have been cancelled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual exhibitions. Some galleries are opened for exhibition visits by appointment. While countries are slowly reopening their frontier, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover in your city this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of April featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.