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

57th Venice Biennale Jury

  The International Jury of the 57th International Art Exhibition has been appointed   Borja-Villel has been appointed President of the Jury The Board of Directors of La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta has appointed, upon recommendation by the Artistic Director Christine Macel, the International Jury of the 57th International Art Exhibition (13 May … Continue reading 57th Venice Biennale Jury

Newsletter: May 2017

The last couple of months have been spent researching George Hallett pre-exile photography practice in 1960s South Africa, visiting the 13th Sharjah Biennial (read the review on Contemporary And) and Reunion Island as part of the Frac (Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain), which was also an occasion to meet artists across the island and give a … Continue reading Newsletter: May 2017

Still unresolved and very much ongoing

Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix is soon to announce Still unresolved and very much ongoing, a selection of works by Delaine Le Bas (UK), Thierry Geoffroy (France/Denmark), Elsa M’bala (Cameroon/Germany), Gideon Mendel (South Africa/UK), and texts from Bakwa Magazine and its editor Dzekashu MacViban (Cameroon). Curated by Christine Eyene, this exhibition takes on the rhetoric of the … Continue reading Still unresolved and very much ongoing

Digital Africa

Danielle WaKyengo O’Neill, still from Crowning Glory (2016), video, 5’8″. Open Source and YaPhoto announce Digital Africa, an evening projection of works by 14 African and Diaspora video artists and documentary filmmakers on Thursday 25 May at the Vortex, London. The artists and filmmakers were selected from an open call launched last March as part of … Continue reading Digital Africa

Newsletter: February 2017

This month continues with a diary of exhibitions highlighting the historical and contemporary contributions by black artists to British art scene. Sonia Boyce’s We Move In Her Way opened at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and is on until 16 April. At Nottingham Contemporary, a major exhibition revisiting Britain’s 1980s ‘Black Art Movement’ with works that strongly … Continue reading Newsletter: February 2017