Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung (PhD), born in 1977 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, is an independent art curator and biotechnologist. He is Curator at Large for Documenta 14 (Artistic Director Adam Szymczyk), the founder and artistic director of the art space SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, where he has directed and curated exhibits with more than 200 artists from five continents. He is also co-artistic director of Galerie Wedding, a communal gallery space in Berlin. He has been living on and off in Berlin since 1997. He recently participated in the RAVY festival in Yaoundé, Cameroon where he gave lectures on art, epistemological pluralism, his curatorial approach and his skepticism towards Afrofuturism.
Unoma Azuah is a Nigerian academic and the author of Length of Light and Sky-high Flames, both works of fiction. In this interview, she spoke to TIA contributor Cosmic Yoruba about her latest project, Blessed Body, an anthology of real-life stories from Nigeria’s LGBT community.
Bob Marley is one of those rare artists who continues to touch the hearts of millions of people across the world, even though he died more than three decades ago.
Zimbabwean-American actress, Danai Gurira has joined the cast of Marvel’s superhero movie, Black Panther, scheduled to be released in 2018.
Is there something that artists should or shouldn’t be doing? And are we, the public, who are the consumers of art, the ones to decide what that is? It is in this context that Kgabo Chuene interrogates responses to Ayanda Mabulu’s controversial work.
Ongoing at the Gallery of African Art, London, is a solo exhibition by renowned Ghanaian artist, Emmanuel Yaw Obuobi. The exhibition titled ‘Threads of Art’ features new and recent work by the artist.
Upcoming Sierra Leonean-American filmmaker, Nikyatu Jusu, has released the trailer of her new feature film, Flowers, which she wrote and directed with Yvonne Michelle Shirley.
The revolution shall be in song. We shall sing out the old, sing in the new, and dance to both. This is the way of our people. Here is a glance at the role of music in breaking the chains of oppression in Zimbabwe.
Besides his plays, poems and essays, Nigerian writer, Wole Soyinka, is also famous for his pithy remarks. In commemoration of his birthday today, 13 July, we bring you a selection of his famous quotes.