Category Archives: Art

Gary-Stephens

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

  1:54 is the African contemporary art event of the year. This year's 1:54 has been much talked about as a result of its extraordinary selection of 111 African artists. An event not to be missed. 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair will take place in London from 16 to 19 October 2014 (preview day: 15 October). Taking its … Continue Reading ››
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Pioneer Mozambique artist Valente Malangatana

"much more than a creator, much more than an artist- [Valente Malangatana is ] someone who demonstrates that there is a universal language, the language of art, which allows us to communicate a message of peace, of refusal of war."

-  UNESCO's Director-General Federico Mayor

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Afripedia: Africa’s contemporary culture scene

Our friends at Stocktown recently launched a brand new project that we are ecstatic about. Roving throughout the continent this series hopes to captures Africa's full range of cultural and artistic scenes. Afripedia is an on-going documentary-project covering Africa’s contemporary culture scene. It covers the most significant and prominent creators in the cultural sphere, celebrating … Continue Reading ››
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The Many Faces of Brianna: Masking and Fabric Collage

Brianna McCarthy is a mixed media visual communicator working and living in Trinidad + Tobago. She is a self-taught artist and aims to create a new discourse examining issues of beauty, stereotypes, representation as well as the documenting the process – particularly poignant in an ever smaller digitally connected world. Her form takes shape through masking … Continue Reading ››