Generations of young Africans are changing the way Africa is viewed and experienced by the world. So of course, African innovators have created ways to share literature and film using various platforms.
Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial highlights the artist’s significant contribution to the field of American art and shows how Dial’s work speaks to the most pressing issues of our time—including the war in Iraq, 9/11, and social issues like racism and homelessness.
Entertainer-activist Harry Belafonte will be featured at “Artistic Voices of the Diaspora,” a panel kicking off the 18th New York African Film Festival at the Museum of Arts and Design on Saturday, April 2.
The South Africa-based 46664 organization has announced a licensing agreement with Cape Town-based Seardel Investment Corporation Limited that will see the launch of a 46664 global apparel brand in the second half of 2011.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will present the 18th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) in celebration of the United Nations International Year of Peoples of African Descent, which serves as the festival’s guiding theme.
We found this via Mimi and we’re very excited to see the show. Growing Up African is a new reality show based on a tight knit Tanzanian family in the United States.
Pottery is such a beautiful art form. You have the chance to shape earth into a work of art. In The State of Tennessee, located in the Southern portion of the United States , potter Jim McDowell creates face jugs that tell ancestral stories and celebrate current day triumphs.
The Association International Festival Saint Georges presents it’s annual celebration April 28 through May 1st On the beautiful Island of Guadeloupe.
The new Hayward Touring exhibition Reflections on the Self presents women’s visual narratives, as told through self-portraits and portraits of other women.
Ngugi is an internationally acclaimed Kenyan playwright, journalist, writer and professor. His theatrical work changed the way Theatre was experienced in Kenya and his work has been an inspiration and example to many writers around the world.
Here at Sugarcane, we’ve professed our love for Hip Hop and all that it has accomplished globally. In Europe, The Diversidad Experience Celebrates Hip Hop/Urban Culture with a series of projects that promote the greatness of all things urban.