2017 Para Site International Conference and Workshops for Emerging Professionals

For this year’s edition of our international conference, we are taking a step back to ask some fundamental questions about the nature of art’s ability to interfere with social processes, inquiries prompted by today’s political climate. Can art help reimagine or at least safeguard the existing social relationships dismantled by the rising chorus of right-wing … Continue reading 2017 Para Site International Conference and Workshops for Emerging Professionals

Newsletter: October 2017

  EXHIBITION: SOUNDS LIKE HER This month, New Art Exchange, Nottingham launches Sounds Like Her, a new sound art exhibition featuring works by Ain Bailey, Sonia Boyce, Linda O’Keeffe, Elsa M’bala, Madeleine Mbida, Magda Stawarska-Beavan and Christine Sun Kim. Curated by Christine Eyene with Melanie Kidd, Director of Programmes at NAE, the exhibition proposes to … Continue reading Newsletter: October 2017

First Thursdays Art Bus Tour: August 2017

Join us on Thursday 3rd August for a tour of the exhibition ‘Still unresolved and very much ongoing’ at Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix as part of the Whitechapel Gallery’s First Thursdays Art Bus Tour. Curated by Christine Eyene, ‘Still unresolved and very much ongoing’ responds to the rhetoric of ‘the importance of art now more than … Continue reading First Thursdays Art Bus Tour: August 2017

Sounding our thoughts to the West

Carte blanche to Christine Eyene: Sounding our thoughts to the West Developed as part of Saout Africa(s), a collaboration with SAVVY Funk, Berlin for Every Time A Ear di Soun, documenta 14 Radio Program, this carte blanche explores Cameroon’s Anglophone identity through culture with Christine Eyene (art historian and curator, University of Central Lancashire), Dzekashu Macviban … Continue reading Sounding our thoughts to the West

Bamako Encounters: call for applications

Applications to take part in the 11th Bamako Encounters Pan-African Exhibition are now open.   Organised by the Malian Ministry of Culture and Institut français, the Bamako Encounters are a major international platform dedicated to contemporary photography and new images in Africa. A sustainable platform for discovery, exchange and interaction, the Bamako Encounters are known … Continue reading Bamako Encounters: call for applications

Dak’Art 2018: open call

The 13th Dakar Biennial is calling for applications from African and Diaspora artists to take part in its International Exhibition. Interested artists should send the following: the completed application form a biography of up to 15 lines in English and French a detailed curriculum vitae two recent high-resolution pictures a scanned copy of the valid … Continue reading Dak’Art 2018: open call