Buhlebezwe Siwani: Qab’Imbola

In Siwani’s new body of work, she interrogates the historical entanglements between African spirituality and Christian belief systems, and specifically, the role women play in the practice, position and power of religion. Siwani’s exhibition, which includes performance and video installations, reflects the necessity of healing within the contemporary moment. Her art practice ruminates on the inter-generational trauma experienced in South Africa’s current condition.......

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Twitter’s Boisterous Emergence of the E-feminist and Her Invisible Yet Vital Work

Feminism has been regarded the major perpetuator of gender wars on Nigerian Twitter; women who identify with the infamous word have suffered quite a reputation as war-hungry, scorned and men-hating scoundrels propagating their agenda under the guise of feminist discourse. Due to her colonial past and patriarchal structure, there have been staggering reports on Nigeria about, the feminisation of inequalities, especially pertaining to......

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As the world economy braces for fierce economic headwinds, data science in art commodities as mixed media paintings will be showcased in a cross-continental exhibition within Africa. Announced in the melting pot city of Lagos, Nigeria during the 4th fiscal quarter of 2018, a collective of 10 pieces is to be exhibited in 2019. This new kind of art comes at a pivotal time for the economy,......

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Maja Marx: Chorus
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November 12, 2018

Maja Marx: Chorus

WHATIFTHEWORLD presents Chorus, an exhibition of recent work by Maja Marx. The artist’s abstractions start with reference to the real. It is important to her that she literally ‘finds’ the lines and compositions from which her paintings originate as she moves around in her world. The scattering of planes within the flattened form of a trampled object, a cluster of lines in the undergrowth, a composition......

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About the Sculpture of HM, Queen Elizabeth II By Ben Enwonwu MBE

In 1956, Ben Enwonwu, MBE received his greatest portrait commission. Elizabeth II, Queen of England and Monarch of the British Empire. Enwonwu conceived the idea for the commission and proposed it to Alan Lennox-Boyd, Secretary of State for the colonies, to commemorate the Queen’s visit to Nigeria in January and February 1956. The commission was arranged in consultation with protocol officials at Buckingham......

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