"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"."
Thursday the 11th of April saw the private viewing of Ruth Sutoyé's first solo exhibition titled Bald Black Girls. Curated by Sutoyé and Aliyah Hasinah, Bald Black Girls explores Black women's relationship with hair, the construction of femininity and masculinity in relation to hair, as well as sexuality that is imposed on their being as … Continue reading Bald Black Girls: I Am Not My Hair
It's that time again. Another artist for you all to get to know a little bit better and, this time again, it's another black woman photographer: Nicole Rafiki. Last month I had Teff Theory as my AOTM and if you haven't had the chance to read the informal interview with her, you can do so … Continue reading September: Artist Of The Month – Nicole Rafiki
Another overdue edition of artists you should know but just with a different title. These are individuals whose works celebrate blackness, speak loudly the things often whispered and make the invisible visible. A short and brief post, I do hope you manage to explore the artworks of these artists for yourselves be it via google … Continue reading 3 Artists Pushing Boundaries
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!
Another month, another artist for you to check out. This time, F3mininja brings an outstanding woman photographer by the name of Stephanie Nnamani or, as she is known by her moniker, Teff Theory. I reached out to Nnamani to see if she would be happy to answer a few questions of mine, as I did … Continue reading August: Artist Of The Month – Teff Theory