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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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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“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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“Senses of Time” at LACMA: African artists examine the lived experience of time past, present and future


Artists use video to explore diverse temporal realities: the personal and the political, ritual and technology and the body and automation on show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

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“Material Effects” at Broad Museum: West African artists examine the socio-political lives of objects – in pictures


Five artists from West Africa and its diaspora explore the social and political lives of objects in “Material Effects”. The exhibition, on display until 8 April 2016 at the Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University, reflects on the ways … Continue reading

Africa new wave: “FLAUNT” at Ethan Cohen Gallery in New York


Opening on 19 November and running through 19 December, “FLAUNT: Africa New Wave” exhibits 6 African artists who are a part of a new wave of contemporary African art that is currently stirring the art world to it’s core.

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5 highlights from the 2015 Bamako Encounters, African Biennale of Photography


Art Radar provides an overview of the Bamako Encounters, African Biennale of Photography 2015 and profiles 5 of the exhibiting artists.

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