Snap Judgements

Snap Judgements – An exhibition by African Photographers being held in New York Bus Stop, Old Harare, 2001, by Luis Basto Tags: Africa + Photography

Tsotsi

The South African film Tsotsi has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film of the year.  "Tsotsi n. thug, gangster, hoodlum"Set amidst the sprawling Johannesburg township of Soweto — where survival is the primary objective — Tsotsi traces six days…

Lance Tooks’

Introducing  Lance Tooks, an African American  comic artist/graphic artist who works out of New York and Madrid.   The art work is superb and is mixed with poetry, dialogue and short narratives.    Tooks  has just completed his first graphic novel…

Africa Online On TV On Radio

  All Africa TV and Radio – The Africa Channel   via Irene   See also AfricaCast – Global Africa Network – Videos, music , drama online. African Colours – Portfolios of contemporary visual art by African artists with bios and…

Bawo / Ayo

Malawian blog Soyapi Mumba points to the "first Malawian online shop" where you can buy Bawo which looks like the same game as the Yoruba, Ayo.   Forget solitaire – you can now  play Bawo/Ayo online at the BAWO site.   …

7 Books not to buy

The Joy of African Sex, jokes, Courtesies and Idiosyncrasies by Boniface Wewe, a Cameroonian and filmmaker living in New York.  Sound interesting?  The review   describes the book as “A beguiling little collection of bon mots, chidings, lampoonery and entertainments…

Artsite Africa

Artsite Africa is an informative site that covers all aspects of art from  African and it’s Diaspora, past and present.  What is really great about the site is that each day it showcases a particular artist or art form.  Today’s…

African Colours

African Colours AfricanColours is a platform for visual art in and around Africa, online since 2000. We disseminate information about African Art and we promote African art and culture worldwide. Tough Reality’ – Zodwa Juma MnkandlaPainter Tags: African Art

Global Africa Network

Via Kenyan blogger Letter from Lidia  – Africast Global Africa Network – So no more negative talk about how Hollywood makes you feel so damn unpretty. It’s not necessary. It was never necessary really – just coz some model’s hair…

Mama Africa Fest

Its times like these that I miss living in London – The BFT  Touring Cinema – Mama Africa Film Fest starts today and runs until the 26th of September. Complex representations of women have long been a staple of African…

Article 14

Article 14

"Get by as best you can" or "look out for yourself because no one else will".  Beninese artist Romuald Hazoumé and his commissioned installation "ARTicle 14 – get by as best you can" will be the finale of the Africa…