The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Indie Episodic, and New Frontier categories for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.
This Week in Black Art and Culture: Destination Crenshaw Project Gets Greelinght, Zendaya wins CDFA Award, Blackface Othello Screening Forces Professor To Step Down
This week in Black art and culture, Zendaya is the youngest celebrity to receive the Council for Fashion Designers of America’s (CFDA’s) Fashion Icon Award.
Above: Drake performing. Photo by The Come Up Show. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license.
This Week in Black Art: Robert E. Lee Statue Removed, Michael K. Williams Passes, Howard Honors Chadwick Boseman
This week in Black art and culture, Ancestry.com has added the world’s most comprehensive digitized collection of Freedmen’s Bureau data. Theaster Gates and the Prada Group have teamed up to launch an experimental design lab for aspiring designers of color.
South African Filmmakers Tackle the Complexities of the American Dream in Netflix’s African America By April Dobbins
Above: Nompumelelo (Phumelele “Phumi” Mthembu) talks to Jaquan (Anthony Goss) (Photo Credit: Bonga Nkomo, Courtesy of AAA Entertainment) South African filmmakers Phumelele “Phumi” Mthembu and Muzi Mthembu are living the independent filmmaker’s dream.
This Week in African Art and Culture (August 29 – September 4, 2021) New African Show on Netflix, Serge Attukwei Clottey at Gallery 1957 and more
This week in African art and culture, we find a stellar opportunity offered by one of Africa’s most renowned contemporary art museums in collaboration with a university, for a one-year fellowship with them.
This Week in Black Art: Black Women Smash the Box Office, Harvard Eliminates Images of Slavery, Destination Crenshaw Commissions 100 Artists
This week in Black art and culture, Harvard Law School unveils a new seal that replaces the previous crest with links to slavery.
Above: MALIKE SIDIBE (B. 1997) Please Stop the Violence, 2020 39 x 49 in. C-print on Luster surface paper, printed 2021 Sheet:39x49in This work is number four from an edition of ten.
This week in Black art and culture, the 73rd Annual Emmy Awards nominations have been announced with history made for the second year in a row.
This week in Black art and culture, French-Caribbean artist Julien Creuzet is shortlisted for the 2021 Edition of the BMW Art Journey.