Ayo Akinwande’s Power Show

Ayo Akinwande holds a degree in architecture from Covenant University, Nigeria. Better known as a multimedia artist, Akinwande experiments with colour and black-and-white in his creative process and storytelling. Employing archival materials such as newspaper prints and posters, to engage with memory and history, he also seeks to expand his expressive and thematic scope by exploring the events of daily life through critical......

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African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style

African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style introduces audiences to the dynamic traditions of African dress featuring colourful, boldly patterned printed cloths. Running from February 24 to August 12, 2018, the exhibition will highlight the interplay between regional preferences and cosmopolitanism that has long flourished on the continent, while highlighting the expansiveness of 21st-century African-print fashion. From formal portraiture to visual arts, ubiquitous......

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Portraits in Chrome
Art, Interview |
January 17, 2018

Portraits in Chrome

Born in Harlem, New York, Kip Omolade began his art career as a graffiti artist while interning at Marvel Comics and The Center for African Art. He continued his studies at The Art Students League of New York and earned a BFA at the School of Visual Arts. Omolade creates large-scale oil paintings of chrome masks, depicting not only subtle facial features but......

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Phoebe Boswell on Acknowledging Women and Dismantling the Male Gaze

London-based Kenyan artist and filmmaker, Phoebe Boswell  also embraces drawing, digital technology, animation and installation in her practice. She studied painting at the Slade School of Art and 2-D animation at Central St Martins, both in London. Her work explores layered methods of storytelling, focusing on developing new skills around coding and interactivity. She has participated in the Gothenburg International Biennial of Contemporary......

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The Afro-Modernist: Architecture, Identity and Sexuality (Part II)

Identity In November 2017, I gave a presentation at TedX Port Harcourt, where I focused on ‘African identity’, questioning in particular ‘who we are’.  I am currently on a self-discovery journey to understand what it means to be ‘African’ in the context of today’s world and read on Sola Akintunde’s Linkedin page “The world takes too much from Africa, it is time to......

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