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.
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.
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…
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.
Mental health, religion and the immigrant experience take center stage in Yaa Gyasi's new novel, Transcendent Kingdom.
The Girl With the Louding Voice is a delightful novel that follows the trials and triumphs of Adunni, a fourteen-year-old domestic worker in Nigeria.
Bernadine Evaristo's new novel Girl, Woman, Other is a tender, thought-provoking, and gleefully original novel that follows twelve characters as they chart a meaningful existence in Britain.