August 2018, Sory Sanlé’s potent portraits of West African youth culture in the 1970s captured Burkina Faso at a pivotal moment of emergence. Now in his 70s, the photographer has been living in relative obscurity, an unsung bastion of Voltaic photography’s golden age – until now. By Tom Seymour.
20 August 2018 by Meron Moges-Gerb.
17 August 2018, Alina Cohen looks at the work of Zanele Muholi on the occasion of a new monograph by Aperture, Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness.
16 August 2018, Debra Brehmer looks at the current William Kentridge exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum, More Sweetly Play the Dance and how interesting it is that the artist envisioned the cage as the equivalent of a piece of luggage or a goat, something that we cannot leave behind.
August 2018, Marthe Van der Wolf spoke to the Vintage Addis Ababa collective, consisting of Philipp Schütz, Wongel Abebe and Nafkot Gebeyehu, about their aim is to preserve fragile historical resources by telling the stories of everyday people from Addis Ababa’s history.
16 August 2018, Alex Greenberger looks at John Akomfrah’s show at the New Museum and an Adrian Piper retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.
16 August 2018 by Gareth Harris. Haroon Gunn-Salie’s installation of 17 headless men represents victims of Marikana shootings.
16 August 2018 by ArtAfrica. For KAB18, librettist and curator Simon Njami invited 7 internationally renown artists to open their studios in Kampala to young Ugandan, East African, African and international artists.
14 August 2018, Returning to Cape Town for its fourth anniversary, the ICA LIVE ART Festival showcases a gathering of some of the most influential artists from across the continent and around the world.
August 2018 by Art Basel. After almost a decade spent working together, the two men reflect on their trajectory and share what they learned along the way.
12 August 2018 by Fisun Güner. A new book featuring five years of recorded conversations between South African artist William Kentridge and writer Denis Hirson traces twenty years of friendship against the backdrop of the rich visual heritage and political strife of Johannesburg.
14 August 2018, Lexi Manatakis features Samuel Fosso in her article about artists using drag in their works.