The past week in the African art and culture scene can be described as one of awe and recognition. The proliferation of a coming generation of practitioners in a multidisciplinary scope is an indication of the diverse forms of expression soon to be encountered in the contemporary art scene.
By Willie J. Wright On July 23, 2020, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) unveiled Nathaniel Donnett’s Acknowledgement: The Historic Polyrhythmic of Being.
This week’s news in Black art focuses on institutional changes. The National Museum of African American History and Culture has announced a new director.
By Maleke Glee We are preparing ourselves for fall and its cooler weather, earlier nights and increased time indoors. Fall is the perfect time to pick up a few new books and outline reading goals for the new year.
This week in African art and culture, there are new spaces to explore art and new exhibitions to view new works by emerging artists in the contemporary art scene.
Historic Emmy Wins Photo Courtesy: Emmy Awards On Sunday, Sept. 20, Black actors made history; their wins at the Emmy Awards were the most in a single year.
By April Dobbins Shalini Kantayya’s illuminating tech-documentary, Coded Bias, follows Joy Buolamwini, an artificial intelligence (A.I.) researcher who makes it her mission to fight algorithmic bias.
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.