The Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) in cooperation with the US Mission to the AU (USAU) held a two day workshop on 04 and 6th of May 2016 respectively, on creating social change through art. The workshop culminated with a jazz and hip hop performance, at the Multi-purpose hall of the African Union Commission Headquarters, […]
I was going through my old diaries the other day and I found entries from a trip to the south of Mali in Africa some years ago.
CALL FOR PAPERS Annales d’Éthiopie, vol. 31 (2016) Special issue: Making heritage in Ethiopia Heritage is an important aspect of contemporary Ethiopia. Material or “intangible”, it is part of development policies, and it is deeply linked with the will to increase the Ethiopian touristic potential. It is now a repeated key concept when dealing with […]
New York, NY – 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, a leading transnational platform dedicated to promoting African and Africa related art practices and projects, will make its New York debut on May 15-17, 2015, with a press and VIP previews on Thursday, May 14
Book Review: Smith on Grootaers and Bortolot, ‘Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone’ Helena Cantone Visions from the Forest: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone Smith on Grootaers and Bortolot, ‘Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone’ Author: Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers, Alexander Ives Bortolot, eds. Reviewer: […]
Seminar on the Anthropology and Visual Anthropology of Iran African Slavery in Iran (1830-1930) Dr. Pedram Khosronejad Associate member: -Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités – CNRS – GSRL/EPHE, Paris -Institut de Recherches et d’Études sur le Monde Arabe et Musulman, CNRS – Université d’Aix Marseille, Aix-en-Provence – Groupe de Recherches et d’Études sur la Méditerranée et […]
Photos of butcher’s shops in Africa
The prize recognizes excellent writing in African languages and encourages translation from, between and into African languages.
UNESCO: New inscriptions concerning Africa by the 9th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (24 – 28 November 2014) Composed of 24 States and elected by the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Intergovernmental Committee […]
This panel features papers on state engagement in the field of contemporary
arts, whether to censor, critique, and prohibit, or to promote and
CFP : African Arts on the Web. Exploring the stakes for online African museums and collections /Deadline extended January 4, 2015 Convenor(s) Galitzine-Loumpet Alexandra / FMSH Celis Abigail / University of Michigan The number of websites that serve as museums or as exhibitions is multiplying. This growth has been changing the aesthetic, pedagogical, and touristic […]
Africa Re-imagined / Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Agenda ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Re-imagined / Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Agenda Venue: African Union Conference Centre, Old Plenary Hall 09H00 – 17H00 daily From May 20th to the 25th the AU is […]