March 3, 2011
Bamako Biennial Currently Accepting Applications

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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February 15, 2011
Musica: The Fela Kuti- Swizz Beatz Mashup

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.

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