Shanghai Project Chapter 2: “Seeds of Time”


The second chapter of the Shanghai Project has opened and runs until 30 July 2017.

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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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“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

Otobong Nkanga wins Yanghyun Prize 2015


Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga wins 8th edition of the Korean Yanghyun Prize.

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Acclaimed Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga at Portikus – in pictures


Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga unravels the dichotomy of desire and destruction inherent in the production of ‘shining substances’.

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