Latest News for: African artists


Local folk artists passing on art of braiding and African drumming with help from grants

The Daily Gazette 02 Apr 2023
She’s now passing on to others in the city — where she says there are no salons dedicated to braiding African American hairstyles — with the help of an artist grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, with assistance from New York Folklore.

Musa Keys shines at dazzling launch of Corona Sunsets Festival's new global circuit

Independent online (SA) 02 Apr 2023
Over the past two years, South African amapiano star Musa Keys has established himself as not only one of the top musicians in the country, but also as arguably the best performer we have ...It’s something different ... I loved it.” ... There were also performances from South African artists Msaki, Sun-El Musician, GoodLuck and Black Motion.

A hater’s guide to Orlando’s park-free offerings

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 02 Apr 2023
The museum is dedicated to showcasing works by artists of African ancestry, and the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community offers tours of the museum and area. I browsed the just-opened exhibition featuring Arizona artist Granville Carroll, whose work focuses on Afrofuturism, and picked up a Hurston paperback for my home collection.

Spotify announces multi-year investment for emerging artists through its Creator Equity Fund

B & FT Online 01 Apr 2023
Supporting emerging artists ... We work with young and emerging artists and creators who are looking to make a mark in the music industry, and Spotify is a brand that speaks to young people and has played a significant role in taking African and Ghanaian music to the world”.

Neither Reality Nor Memory: Aida Amoako On Black Artists' Use Of Found Materials

The Quietus 01 Apr 2023
In 2016, Okereke together with nine other Nigerian artists making ... The Angola-born, Milan-based artist creates dramatic screenprints with which he explores the tensions and contradictions evoked in the memorialisation of colonial-rule of African nations like Angola and Mozambique.

Vermont Visual Arts

Rutland Herald 01 Apr 2023
Brandon Artists Guild ... Frazier, through April 30, “Frame of Reference,” alternate narrative of the African American experience by Texas-based artist; Jakob Morrissey, through April 2, “Lost and Found,” 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, 802-251-6051, ... Artists’ reception, 6 to 8 p.m.

Deep echoes in dark roomsA quick round-up of some of the must-see installations set in ...

Deccan Herald 01 Apr 2023
Curated by Singapore-based artist Shubigi Rao titled ‘In Our Viens Flow Ink And Fire’, the biennale is not only up and running but also attracting substantial crowds and critical attention from all quarters ... South African artist William Kentridge (born 1955) comes up trumps with a gripping film projection set in an abandoned Soviet museum ... Artist.

The ceramicist dishing up his life on a plate – in pictures

The Guardian 01 Apr 2023
South African artist-potter Hylton Nel has been making decorative plates for more than 60 years ... “I try to get my ceramics to be just a part of life,” he says ... Hylton Nel.

“Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure” Exhibition Debuts in Los Angeles

The Hollywood Reporter 01 Apr 2023
“Then he came back here and visited with rapper and artist Rammellzee and a graffiti artist named Toxic that is when he painted the works ‘Hollywood Africans.’ He painted those works to symbolize their visit here in L.A.... by the artist’s work.

Nhlanhla Dube pays homage to legendary Busi Mhlongo in concert

Eye Witness News 31 Mar 2023
Mhlongo, regarded as one of the most versatile artists to ever grace the South African music scene, passed away in 2010. The legendary artist's music style ranged from marabi, traditional Zulu music, fused with contemporary elements from jazz, reggae and West African music, among others.

In the galleries: An artist’s modern visions of a retro cartoon

The Washington Post 31 Mar 2023
Vonn Cummings Sumner brings 'Krazy Kat' into the 21st century, an artist draws on her East and West roots, African American artists take on martial arts images and a multi-artist show focuses on the resilience of their cultural heritage ... .

Skepta to launch house music label at KOKO's first birthday weekender

Music News 31 Mar 2023
It’s only a matter of time before many of these artists graduate to headline the theatre, and KOKO are proud to host an African music Next Wave show which features Nigerian rising talent Savage (‘Confident’ and the recent single ‘Your Waist’); a DJ set from GuiltyBeatz, the solo ...

Latty drops Sthandwa Sami

Mmegi Online 31 Mar 2023
The award-winning artist returns to the stage with the new ... DP Ramz is on production and we have a special guest appearance from South African artist, Elliker featuring on the track.

ETC in Brief: 03/31/2023

Traverse City Record-Eagle 31 Mar 2023
TRAVERSE CITY — Mexico-based artist Fran De Anda’s paintings are featured in the solo show “Hidden Forest” starting April 1 at Higher Art Gallery ... for artists ... African American Artists from the Muskegon Museum of Art” until April 2 at the Dennos Museum Center.

Stuff'd Wings Honors Big Moe With A Special Menu

Houston Press 31 Mar 2023
Now Stuff’d continues their unique marketing with Black Kitchen Concerts, a program where the restaurant offers a specialized menu dedicated to different musical groups, artists, and movements ... “We are going to continue to do tributes to African American artists so if you missed the one today there will be others.

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, right, and Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei, walk side-by-side as they arrive to deliver a joint statement at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Friday, March 31, 2023. Tsai is in Guatemala for an official three-day visit. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
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