“Survival Sex”: exploring the plight of homeless youth with Nigerian-American filmmaker Ukachi Arinzeh – in conversation


Nigerian-born, American filmmaker Ukachi Arinzeh speaks of universal feelings of compassion and the struggle to survive in our times.

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Lust for life: contemporary women artists on “Radical Love: Female Lust” at The Crypt Gallery


A bold group show at the Crypt Gallery in London shines a light on the passionate strength of female artists across cultures and centuries.

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Vilcek Prize 2017 for Fine Arts awards immigrant artists


The 2017 edition of the Vilcek Prize for Fine Arts goes to Jamaican-born artist Nari Ward, while the Prizes for Creative Promises award three young immigrant artists based in the United States.

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“The Ease of Fiction”: four contemporary African artists at California African American Museum


Four contemporary African artists residing in the United States join forces for a critical discussion on history, fact and fiction.

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British-Ghanaian artist John Akomfrah wins Artes Mundi 2017


Artes Mundi 2017 winner John Akomfrah’s award winning film Auto Da Re (2016) is on display along with the five other shortlisted artists at the National Museum Cardiff until 17 February 2017.

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Silent intensity: Egyptian American artist Yasmine K. Kasem – in conversation


Art Radar catches up with Yasmine K. Kasem to find out more about her work examining the female form and what an early Islamic heroine can teach us today about the importance of community building.

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10 highlights from Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography 2017, Dhaka


Held biennially since 2000, the ninth edition of the Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography is shaped around the theme of transition.

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The iconic imagery of Malick Sidibé the “Eye of Bamako” at Somerset House, London


Somerset House and 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in conjunction with Paris-based MAGNIN-A gallery opened the first major UK solo show of the recently deceased Malian photographer Malick Sidibé.

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