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Institutional Memory: One Woman’s Path to Bringing the World to Africa—and Africa to the World

8 August 2018, Nana Oforiatta Ayim writes about ANO, a self-described “Institute of Arts & Knowledge” in Accra, Ghana, that since 2002 has presented exhibitions and educational programs in the city and organized roaming initiatives, including the Mobile Museum Project and The Cultural Encyclopaedia, a collective archive initiative devoted to past and present culture from around the African continent.

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Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions, a major solo show at Somerset House

7 August 2018 by Laura Collinson. This October, Somerset House and 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair will present new and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga. In what will be his first major solo UK exhibition, Ruga will reveal a mythical world which challenges perceptions of cultural identity and parodies the construction of the South African nation-state, in the post-apartheid era.

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