Reviews

Michael Armitage’s  Paradise Edict: The Artist as a Historian

Michael Armitage’s Paradise Edict: The Artist as a Historian

Micheal Armitage's exhibition Paradise Edict pays homage to the East African Artistic tradition.

The Promises and Pitfalls of Private School Education, In Musa Okwonga’s New Memoir

The Promises and Pitfalls of Private School Education, In Musa Okwonga’s New Memoir

Musa Okwonga’s memoir, One of Them, is a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at Eton College, told from a black student’s perspective

Nawal EL Saadawi, 1931-2021

Nawal EL Saadawi, 1931-2021

Omusana Review mourns the passing of Egyptian Feminist Writer and Activist, Nawal El Saadawi

How Daudi Karungi is Bringing Visibility to African Artists?

How Daudi Karungi is Bringing Visibility to African Artists?

Daudi Karungi is one of the most respected figures in Contemporary Art. As director of Afriart gallery, and Kampala Art Biennale, Karungi has built a formidable reputation of bringing visibility to artists living and working in Africa.

Reflections on 2020: Books that Got Us Through the Year

Reflections on 2020: Books that Got Us Through the Year

2020 is a year that we will not soon forget. In a year of disruptions, literature stood out as a balm for an awkward reality.

Ethiopian Artist Tadesse Mesfin’s First Solo Exhibition in London

Ethiopian Artist Tadesse Mesfin’s First Solo Exhibition in London

This beautiful painting is by the incomparable Ethiopian artist Tadesse Mesfin. Currently, Mesfin is showcasing his first international solo exhibition, Pillars of Life, in London, under the representation of Addis Fine Art Gallery.  In an interview accompanying his work, Mesfin noted that he draws inspiration from the West African Mask…

Highlights From 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Highlights From 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

From activism to democracy; individualism to dignity, this year's 1-54 Contemporary African Art fair touched on a myriad of themes that highlighted the unbreakable bonds between Africa and its Diaspora.