1 August 2018, Dorian Batycka writes about the 10th Berlin Biennale and how it proves that Germany has yet to confront its contradictions as a place that is open and welcoming to refugees versus a place of growing anti-immigrant, right-wing populism.
31 July 2018, Nate Freeman reports that Beyoncé has selected the 23-year-old photographer Tyler Mitchell to photgraph her for the cover of Vogue, making Tyler the first black person ever to shoot the cover of Vogue.
30 July 2018, Charlotte Jansen speaks to Phumzile Khanyile, a young Johannesburg-based photographer and recipient of this year’s Contemporary African Photography Prize, about the family histories and gender stereotypes that she plays with and fights against.
27 July 2018, Nkgopoleng Moloi profiles the work of Byron Fredericks. Byron Fredericks is a Cape Town-born visual artist who earned his BFA from The Pratt Institute in New York, where he is currently based. His practice sees him using colour and mark-making to investigate ideas around identity and socio-political issues.
30 July 2018, Claire Selvin reports that the Mead Art Museum has acquired a large-scale installation by Yinka Shonibare MBE. Titled The American Library Collection (Activists), the work by the English-Nigerian artist comprises 234 books wrapped in Dutch wax print fabric.
27 July 2018 by Ariela Gittlen.
25 July 2018, Andy Battaglia speaks to Touria El Glaoui and Mariane Ibrahim.