Since 1994, the Bamako Meetings, co-organised and co-produced by Mali’s Ministry of Culture and l’Institut français,* have been held every two years in Bamako and are recognised as the leading cultural event of international scope focusing on issues in contemporary photography and video in Africa.
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While Hollywood may not have nominated any Black talent for the 2011 Oscars, Africa is celebrating the talent of Africans at home and abroad.
Based on the events of the last four years, I thought that this video would be apopo. In it, we see James Baldwin and Gregory speak to Black Brits about race.
Here is an exciting opportunity to create fabulous art for an urban audience in Haiti: The Grand Rue Sculptors are a community of artists living in a down town popular neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
This video has been sent around the web quite a bit, but because we watch it so much, I wanted to share it with you.
The Transforming Spaces Art Bus tour,now in it’s 7th year , will run on April 2 and 3 in Nassau, Bahamas.
The White House has announced that it will honor the legacy of Motown with ” The Motown Sound: In Concert at the White House ”
Egypt’s new Museum Director Zahi Hawass is under fire for not initially reporting that 8 Egyptian antiques were stolen during February’s Egyptian Revolution from the Country’s national museum.
Shadow and Act Filmmakers Challenge choose New York University’s Graduate student Nikyatu Jusu’s Black Swan Theory. Ms. Jusu was chosen from 57 candidates for the honor.
I came across this mash up of Fela Kuti’s music with hip hop curated by DJ Runna and Swizz Beats. Music is big here at Sugarcane and I was introduced to Fela in college (he is one of my all time favorite musicians) It’s an interesting mixtape and will provide some listeners who don’t know Fela at all a chance to hear his work.
February is Black History in the United States. It’s a time for us to celebrate the accomplishments that Blacks have made and the affect of them on a global scale.
Mooz-Lum, a film about a young Muslim college student opens in 10 select U.S. cities on February 11. While the film didn’t attract a distribution deal, the filmmakers brokered a deal with AMC Theatres to show the film in theatres in Chicago, Houston, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Washington D.C.
Alterating Conditions: Performing Performance Art in South Africa is showing at the Bag Factory Artist Studios in Johannesburg, South Africa. Curated by Claudia Marion Stemberger, the show re purposes the typical white walls of a gallery space.