"Nxedlana is a "Visual inspiration" whose photography is an essential catalogue for the continuous pushback against colonial and imperial stipulations on what it means to be "African"."
To end 2019, I would like to reflect on some of my favourite pieces of artworks and exhibitions I've attended or seen this year. We are entering a new decade and I can only hope for more exciting and fresh projects on the horizon. Some of the exhibitions visited were with the Black Girl Meet … Continue reading End of 2019: 6 Top Exhibitions
There are some seriously exciting exhibitions happening in London currently! Many first showings in the UK from established Black artists. This post is merely a pointer towards a few I think you should check out. Frank Bowling - Tate Britain British Guyanese artist, Frank Bowling, explores and experiments immensely with what paint is able to produce. … Continue reading #MustSeeLondon – Current Exhibitions 2019
Digital media, specifically Twitter, has seen the birth of movements through the use of hashtags (#). They have been a great format to be succinct in calls for change and recognition and #WeAreNigerianCreatives is one of them. #WeAreNigerianCreatives is a fantastic movement created by Olaloye Bunmi that seeks to break traditional expectations of what a … Continue reading #WeAreNigerianCreatives
Almost a year since the start of Black Girl Meetup. Throughout this period, I have met brilliant women, had fantastic conversations, all in the presence of outstanding art pieces. You might be wondering... a year? How so? I haven't seen anything on here?! You'd be right. I have fallen behind in my consistency, especially in … Continue reading Black Girl Meetup: Lina Iris Viktor
Written by Chukwuemeke Ogbue There was a commotion in the heart of the arena as I took my seat, it could only be described as chaos. As I got over my initial, momentary shock I realized this was a crafty, well-choreographed, orderly chaos, reminiscent of the main street in any of the cities we would soon journey through. Without … Continue reading Barbershop Chronicles – Short Review
What a momentous year it has been for October Gallery. Earlier in the year, October Gallery marked 40 years of existing as a space that fosters growth and spotlights artists that go on to be giants (or already are) in the art industry. In celebration of their 40th, the gallery showcased an exhibition titled: Dream … Continue reading “We Have Come A Long Way” – Ablade Glover