Preview: first time national pavilions at the 57th Venice Biennale


Antigua and Barbuda, Kiribati and Nigeria launch inaugural national pavilions at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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“Prejudice at Home: A Parlour, a Library, and a Room”: British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare at James Cohan, New York – in pictures


British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare highlights issues of power and prejudice through the lens of history.

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“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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“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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6 Middle Eastern, African and Asian artists from La Biennale de Montréal 2016


The 2016 edition of La Biennale de Montréal includes works by 55 artists and collectives from 23 countries.

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“BODY/PLAY/POLITICS”: Asian and African artists at Yokohama Museum of Art


“BODY/PLAY/POLITICS” presents the work of six artists from Asia and Africa, including Yinka Shonibare MBE, Malaysian Yee I-Lann, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, UuDam Tran Nguyen, Ishikawa Ryuichi and Tamura Yuichiro.

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Inhabiting multiple spaces: Nigerian-born artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s “Portals” at Victoria Miro Gallery, London


On display through 5 November, “Portals” presents the multimedia work of artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby, the 2016 winner of the Prix Canson, with luxurious scenes of everyday life layered with enduring references to Nigerian popular culture, the artist’s personal life and politics.

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1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair London gains momentum each year – round-up


For the forth year in a row, contemporary African art takes over Somerset House during Frieze London.

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