This week in Black art and culture, we lost a legend and American cultural icon in Hollywood, Black actors on young adult (YA) movies and TV shows have been actively speaking out against the negative treatment they’ve been receiving on set.Plus, luxury brand Telfar has been receiving kudos from the fashion industry.
EVEWRIGHT’s 30-minute video tour of Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories, talks about the inspiration behind his work, his influences and his anthropological approach to this site-specific Art Installation using the Windrush Generation as his subject.
After extensive analysis of the current global situation, Art Basel has decided not to hold its Basel show. The fair was scheduled to take place at Messe Basel from September 17 to September 20, 2020, after having previously been postponed from June.
Everyday Africa is seeking submissions for visual art and storytelling that addresses key public health messages in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with CatchLight and Dysturb, they present Artists Against an #Infodemic, a collaborative visual journalism initiative to fight misinformation about COVID-19, and an open call for artists to participate.
The shortlist for the 2020 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced, featuring five stories that “speak eloquently to the human condition” through a diverse array of themes and genres.