Recently launched at the 1:54 Contemporary Art Fair, Omar Victor Diop latest work has been making rounds in the international art scene. His take on these series of self portraits is a unique exploration of his research into the history of migration of Africans, personality and love of football.
So much goodness this month in Lagos, Nigeria where the LagosPhoto Foundation kicked of its month long celebration of African creativity and photography. This year marks the fifth aniversary of the Lagos photography festival featuring artists and outdoor installations from around the continent.
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A few days ago I got an email from one of my favorite illustrators, Thandiwe Tshabala. She was frustrated by the reaction of her latest illustrations. She reminded me about the reality may African creatives face working against many obstacles to live out their dreams as … Continue Reading ››
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).
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African Digital Art Network was created and developed by Jepchumba. The term digital art is permeating through the web even though the precise definition is unclear. Digital art covers a wide range of artistic production; contemporary art, audio/visual production, animation, interactive projects, websites, short films, graphic art and design.