Latest News for: African artists


Two Pune University students to take audiences into a dark chapter of South Africa

Indian Express 08 Dec 2023
Incidentally, the play is written by Athol Fugard but co-credited to John Kani and Winston Ntshona, both Black South African writers and artists with whom the play was improvised \u2014 and this was done in the heat of the apartheid in South Africa.

Extreme weather, guilt tipping and, yes, Barbie: We’re over you, 2023

Auburnpub dot com 08 Dec 2023
We see those same trends being executed by hip-hop artists today, but they're in diamonds ... Artists like Salt-N-Pepa and A Tribe Called Quest will always be remembered for incorporating African prints, kente cloth, and symbols into their fashion, representing their choice to center their roots unabashedly.

Queen Camilla joins famous faces such as Dame Joanna Lumley, Dame Prue Leith and Gyles Brandreth at...

The Daily Mail 08 Dec 2023
During the visit, the Queen was presented with 'an empowerment doll' and other examples of the arts and crafts developed by enslaved African women on the island of Antigua. Camilla also learned about the work of Frank Walter, the late artist and environmentalist who was the first ...

‘City Girls’ get metro-spective

The Brown Daily Herald 07 Dec 2023
The metro section writers and editors share their favorite spots and Providence and community stories from this year and their time at The Herald. Jack Tajmajer ’24, Metro Section Editor. Favorite story. Malian artists reflect on decades-long music careers, discuss Providence’s support of African artists. Favorite spot ... Favorite story ... Favorite spot ... ....

Queen Camilla listens to Tolstoy

The Daily Mail 07 Dec 2023
During the visit, the Queen was presented with 'an empowerment doll' and other examples of the arts and crafts developed by enslaved African women on the island of Antigua ... Mosia (corr) Challenger, 39, gave the Queen a fabric 'empowerment doll' which she said was inspired by skills enslaved African women brought to the Caribbean.

IDA fellows reflect on social justice-oriented arts program

Stanford Daily 06 Dec 2023
Aiming to foster a more diverse arts scene on campus, IDA has since offered arts and activism classes taught by various visiting artists and has even developed a concentration underneath the African & African American Studies and Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity programs.

Healey makes statement with new office art

Newburyport Daily News 06 Dec 2023
He is a Boston University alumnus with paintings in the collections of the National Center for African American Artists, Boston Public Library, and the DeCordova Museum ... “This is my small contribution — to tell the African-American experience — in a local sense, of the ...

The Nimble Nuovication Of The Nimbus Sextet

All About Jazz 06 Dec 2023
All About Jazz interviewed the band's leader, keyboardist and composer,. Joe Nichols. keyboards ... War ... Scottish groups and artists are now among the leaders in UK jazz, performing at the top clubs and festivals in Britain and Europe ... Scottish folk musicians, West African artists and electronic music producers all collaborate with the jazz community here.

Saudi makes his return to SA hip hop with new offering 'Msotra Don’t Die'

Independent online (SA) 05 Dec 2023
The African trapper and a luminary in the South African hip hop scene, has emerged from a profound hiatus, debuting his highly-anticipated album, ‘Msotra Don’t Die... During his hiatus, the artist has been working - an artist may step away from the spotlight but never really steps away from the craft.

Tyla Reveals How Travis Scott Landed On “Water” Remix

Vibe Magazine 05 Dec 2023
"All my favorite artists are reaching out to me." ... Tyla explains how Houston rapper Travis Scott became the featured artist on her international trending record ... When asked how the song came to fruition, the South African musician shared how she never intended to remix “Water.”.

WATCH | A moving ally: CT artist covers taxis with art in support of Palestine

Eye Witness News 05 Dec 2023
The artist, Thania Petersen, described the initiative, called ‘Taxis for Peace', as a moving ally ... She said she hoped more taxi owners, artists, and everyday South Africans would get involved in the project of creating awareness and supporting initiatives that support the Palestinian people.

Kehinde Wiley Releases New Limited-Edition Prints to Fund His Dakar Artist Residency

New York Observer 05 Dec 2023
Kehinde Wiley, the American painter renowned for his vibrant portraits of contemporary Black subjects, is selling a series of limited-edition prints to benefit the West African artist residency he founded in 2019 ... Previous participants have included Australian artist CJ Hendry and the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra wraps 2022-23 season with $77K surplus

Pioneer Press 05 Dec 2023
The St ... The balanced budget is the 28th in the past 30 years and allowed the orchestra to expand its Rainy Day Fund to $4.54 million ... Two new artistic partners — South African cellist, singer and composer Abel Selaocoe and German violist Tabea Zimmermann — joined returning partners Jonathan Cohen, Richard Egarr and Rob Kapilow ... .

A canvas for climate action through art at Dubai's COP28 summit

Gulf Today 04 Dec 2023
These artistic voices collectively amplify the urgency of addressing climate change, sparking critical conversations and inspiring hope for a sustainable future ... South African artist Stephanie Neville's "Goal 14" delves into the depths of the ocean, exploring themes of environmental sustainability, memory, and female identity.