African queer art attacked and banned – Dak’Art 2014

The Senegalese government shut down all LGBTI themed exhibitions at Dak’Art 2014, after the plight of a groundbreaking but short-lived exhibition on LGBTI African art caused controversy over fundamentalism and censorship as the hosting gallery was attacked by extremist Islamic groups.

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10 African artists to know at Dak’Art 2014 | Senegal

Ranging from sculptors to photographers, Art Radar profiles ten artists to look out for at Dak’Art 2014. The eleventh edition of Africa’s major contemporary art event, the Biennale of Dakar, popularly known as Dak’Art, will take place from 9 May … Continue reading