Mexico with its take on the dead

9 November 2018, Tracy Lynn Chemal looks at Crossing Night, a programme by Idris Naim, a Mexico City-based nonprofit organisation dedicated to the promotion of the arts in Mexico. Included in the programme are artists such as Marlene Dumas, David Goldblatt, Nicholas Hlobo, Jackson Hlungwani, Penny Siopis, Portia Zvavahera, Athi-Patra Ruga and Cinga Samson. The programme, explores relationships with death in Southern Africa and Mexico and runs from 10 November 2018 — 5 February 2019.

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Bringing Africa to the World

25 October 2018, Jennifer Steinhauer speaks to Gus Casely-Hayford, the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. Gus talks about his passion for sharing the astonishing breadth of his parents’ continent, the need to go global and digital, and his desire to renovate.

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