The last several years has changed the art world in ways that are necessary, ways that make it apparent that there is a paradigm shift taking hold and in ways that heighten the need for a more sustainable change. Art is and has been a commodity. For African art, it has shifted in the last… Read More African Art, Curation, Exhibitions, Art Fairs, the evolving Gallery, Bitcoins, and what’s next the Market?
As an African whose father first came to the US in the 1950’s to go to school and returned in 1962 with my American mother whose Caribbean heritage is from Trinidad and Jamaica, I spent most of my summers in the US as a child and came to live like my father in the 1980’s… Read More BRONX: AFRICA
Last month, I returned to my role as a curator – exploring Africans in the Bronx. This blog will explore my process from inception to the role of programming and community engagement. I will join LeRonn Brooks as we explore Africa in the Bronx. Here is my first draft of my curatorial concept: BRONX /… Read More Bronx Africa at the Bronx Council on the Arts
Photo of Joyce Ababio This is the seventh blog in my series, The Pulse of Africa talking with Global Africans working in Africa and across the Diaspora. It takes an inside view on Africa’s progress, issues on arts and culture, technology and opportunities in this decade. See the series here. I began this blog on the day… Read More Striving to be Ghana’s Premier Fashion School: Vogue Style School of Fashion and Design
by Atim Annette Oton The Pulse of Africa is a series by Atim Annette Oton talking with Africans in Africa and across the Diaspora on Africa’s progress, issues on culture, technology and opportunities in this decade. Bongani Madondo is a South African journalist, writer and arts critic. He is my South African friend: I call him my brother from another… Read More The Pulse of Africa: Bongani Madondo, a South African journalist, arts critic, and writer
by Atim Annette Oton The Pulse of Africa is a series by Atim Annette Oton talking with Africans in Africa and across the Diaspora on Africa’s progress, issues on culture, technology and opportunities in this decade. Kibonen Nfi is a Certified Image Consultant who studied International Trade and Marketing in the fashion industry at the Fashion Institute… Read More The Pulse of Africa: Kibonen Nfi, a Cameroonian Fashion/Image Consultant