By Jeff Nesler, Patonya Parker, and Sumaiyah Wade Although COVID is spiking in a second wave, rays of hope are finally beginning to appear through this bleak situation.
Above: Work by Bria NicoleThis past year has been eventful to say the least, from COVID-19 to months of protesting, rampant wildfires and a historic presidential election.
Nelson Makamo Presents New Solo Exhibition at Botho Project Space On view at the Botho Project Space in Johannesburg is a recent solo exhibition by internationally acclaimed artist Nelson Makamo.
The Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC) invites all artists to submit work(s) for consideration in a virtual exhibition that will exist on the MAC website and will be projected at various sites throughout the Caribbean.
The Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS Bard) and the Human Rights Project announced today that Ama Josephine B. Johnstone has been selected as the seventh recipient of the Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism.
This week in African art and culture, a major art space in Marrakesh reopens with an exhibition sequel after months of being closed as a result of the pandemic.
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.
Adejoke Tugbiyele’s Hybrid Spirit at The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg Currently showing at The Melrose Gallery in Johannesburg is a solo exhibition titled, Hybrid Spirit by Nigerian-American queer artist, Adejoke Tugbiyele.
The third annual BedStuy Film Festival occurs from October 23 – November 23, 2020, now as a virtual summit. After Launching in 2017, the BedStuy Film Festival (BSFF) has since provided an exciting and unique platform for films from diverse perspectives to be showcased in an atmosphere that nurtures and spotlights emerging indie filmmakers.
The New Georgia Project is constantly finding new ways to merge culture and engagement in our democratic process. Since the organization’s inception, it has been a priority to ensure that barriers are removed and young Black and brown Georgians have access to participate in our democratic process.
Cauleen Smith Wins Studio Museum’s Wein Artist Prize Above: Photo Courtesy of The Studio Museum in Harlem On Oct. 27, Interdisciplinary Artist and Filmmaker Cauleen Smith has won Studio Museum in Harlem’s Wein Artist Prize, which is conjoined with a $50,000 cash award.
Over 125 artists have donated works to the National Coalition Against Censorship’s (NCAC) art auction to benefit its efforts to defend artistic freedom and fight censorship.
Tonia Nneji Highlights PCOS Issues in Her New Exhibition: You May Enter Above: A work from Tonia Nneji’s new exhibition You May Enter, 2020 at Rele Gallery, Lagos Showing at Rele Gallery in Lagos, Nigeria, is You May Enter, a new body of work and a first solo exhibition by Nigerian artist Tonia Nneji.
The Apollo Theater announced today the line-up for Black LifeMatters: A Program of Short Films & Conversation, which launches the return of the innovative quarterly series Apollo Film Presents:
Akeem Smith: No Gyal Can Test, the first major solo presentation of artist, creative director, and stylist Akeem Smith. No Gyal Can Test is a deeply personal project that investigates the slippages between memory, archive, and history, and, in turn, the weight of visibility and representation.
Racial justice, pandemic are major artistic themes for winners of The Ellies, Miami’s Visual Arts Awards
With projects centered on racial justice, the pandemic and the events of 2020, 48 artists and art teachers today are sharing $500,000 as winners of The Ellies, Miami’s Visual Arts Awards.
This week in African art and culture, there are two solo exhibitions on view: one from an emerging artist who has gradually travelled through several group exhibitions to his first solo in Accra, and the other by an established artist who is continually leaving significant imprints of his strides in the contemporary art scene, showing in Paris.
Reframing Minimalism: McArthur Binion and his Contemporaries in New York, 1973 – 1992 October 22 – December 18, 2020
Above: Al Loving, Untitled, 1976. Acrylic and paper collage. 53 × 30 inches (134.6 × 76.2 cm) Gray is pleased to present the group exhibition Reframing Minimalism:McArthur Binion and his Contemporaries in New York, 1973 – 1992.
This week in African art and culture, London is abuzz with various contemporary African art exhibitions and events, including two exciting exhibitions at Gallery Rosenfeld and Unit Gallery, and at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, the modern and contemporary African art auction by Bonhams and Sotheby’s (which is not included in this round-up, as we are awaiting the auction report).