Art X Lagos is one of West Africa’s premier art fairs, exposing a wide range of people to original artworks. But despite its accomplishments, the fair has one fatal flaw: the very Nigerian tendency to prioritise the VIP guests, to the frustration of ‘regular’ attendees, writes Alithnayn Abdulkareem
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts this week announced the winners for the annual British Academy Children’s Awards. Magic Light Pictures’ animated films of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes won in the animation category.
The question of identity, and belonging features in various kinds of works. The need to be a part of a group, community and society is intrinsic, but what happens to those who are deprived of this need?
Good Morning Africa from the National Museum of Anthropology (Museu Nacional de Antropologia) in Luanda, Angola. Anyone looking for a place to find an array of traditional masks, artefacts and sculptures, this is the place to be.
Nearly 600 learners from across the Gauteng province participated in South Africa’s 13th annual Inner-City Schools Play Festival.
The Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York was a convening spot for all things Afrobeats on August 19 when thousands of African fans came together, for the latest iteration of One Africa Music Fest, put on by Paul Okoye and his tireless team.
Olamide Babajide, a computer science graduate is tackling not only the problem of waste management in Nigeria but also creating employment. When one decides to be innovative and see the benefits of recycling trash then big ideas can be born, Babajide makes amazing furniture out of used car tyres and several other pieces of trash. Meet Babajide.
Some great news this morning!
Win yourself a pair of tickets to the Open Book Festival in Cape Town, South Africa to be held from the 6th to the 10th of September 2017. This is Africa in partnership with the Open Book will be giving away 10 tickets to five separate events!!!
Simply answer correctly any ONE out of these five questions.