ON-LINE-OFF | Hopping art events in South Africa
South Africa
Artists from The Continent at Photo Basel 2020
Meet Ihoby Lysiane Rabarijohn | Madagascar Ambassador of Art at Art and About Africa
"I have been passionate about art since my childhood. As a matter of fact, I am practicing Shodo (Japanese calligraphy)."
Marina Chichava | Mozambique
Marina Chichava defines herself as a “reclusive performer” in that she loves getting inspired and writing something new whenever her heart desires: “I have always been a fan of poetry and music, but I tend to do it only when I enjoy it. I guess I've never wanted it to become work”.
How to support the Black Lives Matter movement
How to support the Black Lives Matter movement
COVID-19 Impact Survey: African and African Diaspora visual arts communities
Africa and Diaspora
Invitation to participate
Show Bis | The Robin Hoods of European theatres
SHOW BIS: an innovative form of reuse of materials from European theatres
Rwanda and Uganda Community Art Projects
Rwanda | Uganda
“I started out by embarking on a mission that uses art to change lives in Rwanda” - artist Collin Sekajugo reveals.
pIAR | perfocraZe International Artist Residency
Through an inspiring conversation with multidisciplinary artist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (best known as “crazinisT artisT”) we discovered the organization and passion behind perfocraZe International Artist Residency, in Kumasi, Ghana.
Art: An Essential Need, Emergency Grants
"Beauty will save the world" - Dostoevsky
Non-European art and exhibitions: new challenges for ethnographic museums
Acquisitions, restitutions, change of mentality: all tests that await the Museums of "Cultures". Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the cultural sector is in stand by, but the die seems to be cast.
Angola AIR | Where Art is flying high
Angola Artist-In-Residence
An Afternoon with Vicky Sheelongo
While in Dubai, Vicky Sheelongo came to meet the Art And About Africa team at The Living Room [AKKA Project Dubai].
Get to know: Greatjoy Ndlovu
Johannesburg, South Africa
Greatjoy could have been a great curator but instead, we have a great artist. We have caught up with Ndlovu to get to know him better.
Prête-Moi ton rêve | Abidjan
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
The third stage of the travelling exhibition Prête-moi ton Rêve (Lend me your dream) opened at the Musée des Cultures Contemporaines Adama Toungara in Abidjan. The objective of the organizers is clear: “African art, for Africa by Africans”.
Behind the scene of Prête-Moi ton rêve travelling exhibition
We virtually met up with the organizers of the touring pan-African exhibition Prête-Moi ton rêve Fihr Kettani, general secretary of the Fondation pour le Développement de la Culture Contemporaine Africaine (FDCCA).
Art Notes from Kinshasa
Virtually explore the art scene of Kinshasa - the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in this period of personal confinement, let your mind be fascinated by the artistic art scene of the city.
An Afternoon with Kenyaa Mzee
South Africa
Kenyaa [Stephanie Mzee] opens up about herself and her artistic path with Lidija KK, Founder of Art And About Africa at The Living Room [AKKA Project, Dubai] during her visit to Dubai.
NOW LOOK HERE. The African Art of Appearance
Amsterdam North
The works in NOW LOOK HERE invite the public to look at Africa with fresh eyes: artists there have been working on a different narrative about the continent for quite some time: look, here, now.
Discovering art in the earthly paradise of the Ile-Maurice
Port Luis is the capital of Mauritius and is where we went looking for art on the island.
Out of Africa by Linda Hollier
South Africa
I know what it is to wake to the early morning breeze and the gentle chirping of birds. I know too that one can expect this to be interrupted by the loud, raucous cries of the hadedas flying overhead in a group.