In 2014, Art Basel joined the crowdfunding revolution with the goal of helping non-profits raise money for exciting ventures. The projects were selected by Hamad Nasar, a curator and writer, and Head of Research and Programmes at the Asia Art Archive (Hong Kong), an independent non-profit organization dedicated to documenting the recent history of contemporary art in Asia within an international context, Glenn Phillips,Acting Head of the Department of Architecture and Contemporary Art at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles and Mario Spirito,the Director/Curator of Protocinema, a transnational, site-aware nonprofit based in Istanbul.
Design Indaba, South Africa’s acclaimed design festival is back for 2015. This year, Cape Town is on the map for design, film , music and education.
This essay was written by Tananarive Due , an American Book Award-winning author, screenwriter and filmmaker. She is the former Chair in the Humanities at Spelman College.
Dallas Black Dance Company is definitely one of the best dance companies in the United States. We are pleased to learn of their luncheon celebrating the community leaders that support them, but we are even happier to learn ( though we are late to the party) that DBDT welcomed a new artistic director:
Destiny Ekaragha’s hit comedy Gone Too Far! will be available on DVD for the first time from 9 February 2015. When Peckham teenager Yemi meets his long-lost Nigerian brother Iku for the first time, his estranged sibling’s African heritage and unimpressive fashion sense soon start to endanger Yemi’s street cred, particularly when trying to impress local troublemaking temptress Armani.
As the Ebola virus ravages a handful of West African nations, a story of triumph over another devastating epidemic heads to public television.
For an artist to grow both in technique and in following, residencies are crucial for creative expansion. Residencies at international locations as well as at well-respected institutions help create the contacts for buyers who are interested in purchasing or exhibiting an artists work.
The President of la Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, accompanied by the curator of the 56th International Art Exhibition, Okwui Enwezor, met on 22 October 2014 at Ca’ Giustinian, Venice, with the representatives of the 53 Countries participating in the 56th International Art Exhibition, which will take place from May 9th to November 22nd 2015 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale (Preview on May 6th, 7th and 8th) and in various other venues in Venice.
The 30th Annual Black International Cinema Berlin has extended their submission deadline for films to January 15, 2014. Entries invited from Africa, the African Diaspora and all Filmmakers addressing issues on Intercultural and multi heritage societies.