Art on the Wall: from North Africa… with spray cans, a pencil and a camera


Art Radar has a look at 3 inspiring street artists from North Africa.

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Path to peace: 12 women photographers in “I AM” at Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman


Female photographers participating in multidisciplinary exhibition “I AM” seek to transcend stereotypes.

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Kader Attia wins Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016


The French-Algerian artist was announced as the winner of the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016 on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 at Centre Pompidou in Paris. Presented by ADIAF in partnership with Centre Pompidou, the Prix Marcel Duchamp honours a French artist … Continue reading

African women first: “Lucy’s Iris” at Musée Départmental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart


“Lucy’s Iris” considers Lucy’s view of her prodigal daughters who are shaping the landscape of contemporary art practice on the African continent.

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5th International Çanakkale Biennial announces Artists Line-Up and Venues


The Turkish biennial has announced a line-up of 40 artists and venues scattered through the city centre in Çanakkale.

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“Making Africa: a continent of contemporary design”: 120 African artists on display in Barcelona – in pictures


“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” at CCCB in Barcelona presents the work of over 120 African artists and designers, and illustrates how design fuels economic and political change.

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“African Art Against the State”: advocacy and agency from prehistory to the present


Williams College Museum of Art presents an exhibition which explores the various ways in which African art has highlighted the continent’s history of activism, resistance.

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Confronting the archive, reconstructing History: Yto Barrada’s “Faux Guide” at Carré d’Art in Nîmes


French-born Moroccan artist Yto Barrada reconstructs her country’s contemporary history through an examination of historical objects at Carré d’Art, the Musée d’Art Contemporaine in Nîmes.

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