Five Photographers Awarded the 9th Edition of the Contemporary African Photography Prize The organisers of the International Prize for Contemporary African Photography which is awarded annually since 2012 to five photographers whose works were created on the African continent or engages with the African diaspora, have announced the winners of this year’s edition.
Artists Sunday Launches with 775 Artists and Economic Development Organizations Nationwide to Create the Largest Art-Shopping Day of the Year
Artists Sunday™ – the nationwide alliance of artists and economic development organizations — launched today with more than 775 participants. Members include 650 individual artists and artisans as well as 125 state art agencies, municipalities, counties, chambers of commerce and nonprofit organizations, representing thousands of additional artists.
Each semester, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) hosts talks, conversations, and screenings by world-renowned artists, designers, scholars, and filmmakers that are open to the public.
This week, works were acquired, art from across the diaspora traveled for new audiences, and Twitter memes capturing moments of this week’s Verzuz battle evoked childhood nostalgia.
Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories is an art and sound installation conceived by Artist EVEWRIGHT. It is the first site-specific art and sound installation to be held at the Port of Tilbury in Essex to commemorate and memorialise people of the Windrush Generation and their legacy.
Above: the language must not seat|Shikeith|2018 This week in Black art, the Whitney Museum of American Art opens digital discourse on Black art in this moment of increased activism, and commissions grace the covers of Vogue and Vanity Fair.
Above: André Fuqua, “Seal,” 2018. Steel, wood, 42 x 75 x 6 in., 50 lbs. Image courtesy of artist The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) New Orleans announced its 2020-2021 Fall season and the reopening of its galleries with the landmark exhibition, Make America What America Must Become, featuring the work of 35 regional artists from the Gulf South states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana —
WhiteBox Harlem in collaboration with FEMILIA will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and its Full Electoral Power. Presenting a digital and IRL performance program unfolding between Hispanic Heritage Month in October through the US election in November, the event will be live streamed and archived during a month long event series featuring femme identifying Latinx creative leaders across media.