The night begins with chicken wings in my bag from one of my favourite Vietnamese spots in Holborn, Viet Eat. After 2 or 3 visits into different gallery spaces, I decided that I no longer can go round polluting the VIP bougie air with the smell of wings and so, I desperately get rid of … Continue reading 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2018: Freefall
I've been waiting for an exhibition that would sucker-punch me upon entry this year. An exhibition that would stir a whirlwind of emotions at each turn and, yesterday, I found it. For reasons unknown I had been putting off visiting the Autograph ABP, where Omar Victor Diop's exhibition is up, for a little while; I … Continue reading Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora!
Guess who's back? Back again ... I am alive and kicking and I have yet another remarkable exhibition for you. Firstly, I want to take this time to just say a quick thank you to those of you who routinely visit this small space I've created and especially to my ever brilliant partner for his … Continue reading Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga: Fragile Responsibility.
Finally, after many failed attempts, I was able to attend a private reception at Jack Bell Gallery. As a part of their mailing list, i get first hand notifications for private receptions, and having always made plans to see how they may compare to others I've attended, something always seemed to come up. But this … Continue reading Boris Nzebo: Noir Desir
Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) rarely fail to amaze me by bringing in new and exciting works from phenomenal artists. When I received the email notification about the private view reception for Nelson Makamo's work, I was delighted. Having never heard of him, I looked forward to being introduced to a new contemporary talent from … Continue reading Nelson Makamo: Souls of Azania
So I'm back with another pretty cool exhibition and it's showing at Tiwani Contemporary gallery. If you were unable to see their last exhibition (Phoebe Boswell's For Every Real Word Spoken), you can check out my post on it here. I roped my beautiful friend, Tope, into attending the private exhibition with me and my … Continue reading Mimi Cherono Ng’ok: Everyone is Lonely in Kigali