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septembre 2015

Ethical Fashion in Africa

Publié dans Design  |  septembre 26, 2015
We are seeing more and more fashion designers who are using new methods to develop their collections, especially African designers who are operating with a creative autonomy that has not been seen before. Some of them are participating in the Milan Fashion Week hoping to find new buyers with the help of Ethical Fashion Initiative, a platform linking the worlds of high fashion, luxury, and craft produced ethically in developing countries.

African Art: Spotlight on Artist Groups, Part 1

Publié dans Art Market  |  septembre 19, 2015
In order to gain a better exposure, some African artists have started grouping together to get their work out of the studio. With a collective, artists can boost their creative development by sharing a common art style or technique. The collective helps in supporting the various works of each artist as well as building a sense of identity and vision. And artists can also build confidence by curating their own exhibitions without getting lost in the art world.

Explore the African Art Market

Publié dans Art Market  |  septembre 12, 2015
In a period of geopolitical changes where markets as well as people have to rapidly readjust to new rules and players there is an ongoing interest about the market for contemporary African art. African art market is still burgeoning in comparison with more mature markets like Western Europe or Asia. Even though we saw recently some fresh initiatives, there is still a lot of work to do in order to start bridging the gap with other markets.

African Art Outlook for September

Publié dans Events  |  septembre 05, 2015
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in September. It is not too late to see some great shows before the end of this summer. From Istanbul to Johannesburg, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events in tune with the cultural agenda of September featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.