Tadesse Mesfin: Pillars of Life-The Power and Grace of Market Life

Addis Fine Art Gallery, Addis Ababa presents Pillars of Life: the Power and Grace of Market Life, an exhibition of recent paintings by modern Ethiopian artist Tadesse Mesfin. Winner of the 1998 prestigious Mid-American Arts Alliance (MAAA) fellowship, Tadesse Mesfin was born in Weldia, Ethiopia in 1953. He attended the Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design where he was taught by Gebre Kristos......

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In Conversation with Veteran Actor Charles Okafor

Charles Okafor is recognised as one of the veteran actors in the Nollywood film industry.  In 1996, he appeared in his first movie Domitilla and in 1999 rose to fame after starring in the blockbuster movie End of the Wicked. Since then, Okafor has won many African movie awards including Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor......

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10 Places to See in Mombasa

A cosmopolitan tourist hub and Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa is the adventurous tourist’s exotic destination. Enjoying a well-known and long seafaring history, the city offers a firsthand taste of Africa. Mombasa’s beaches and resorts stretch for miles to the north and south of the mainland standing out for their palm-studded strands, fringed by brilliantly sparkling coral reefs. It is commonplace to see......

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Rowan Smith: Dead Centre
Art, News |
July 11, 2018

Rowan Smith: Dead Centre

From July 11 till August 25, 2018, WHATIFTHEWORLD Gallery, Cape Town will present Dead Centre, an exhibition of recent work by contemporary South African artist Rowan Smith. With this latest body of work, Smith executes a number of strategies intended to exoticise the idea of whiteness in contemporary South Africa, removing the veil that allows it to persist as normative and unseen. To this end,......

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Chidi Kwubiri: motionEmotion

Gallery 1957, Accra presents motionEmotion, an exhibition of paintings, installation and performance by contemporary Nigerian artist Chidi Kwubiri. motionEmotion is the culmination of a lifelong dream of Chidi Kwubiri’s, in which he speaks to the power of music on the creative soul. The exhibition which features large canvases and two conceptual installations reflects on the spirit dance of celebration, joy, melancholy, energy, hope, and......

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