On 10 August 2020, the internationally acclaimed Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka was arrested together with ten other artists from the Civic Lab in Khartoum, where they were rehearsing a theatre play.

28/09/2020

What does a world without racism looks like? And how do we get there? Inspired by an Afrofuturistic graphic novel, filmmakers Ikenna Azuike, Soraya Pol and Mette te Velde explore a world beyond them and us.

28/09/2020

West African Portraiture from Independence into the 21st Century. Meet Rachid Bissiriou, Sanlé Sory, Leonce Raphal Agbodjélou and others.

28/09/2020

In Tsitsi Dangarembga's new novel, nominated for the 2020 International Booker Prize, shame and rage reign before the main character comes to terms with herself.

28/09/2020

‘If you would die today and reincarnate one generation later, in what world would you want to be born, regardless of where or who you are?’ This is the question posed to the artists of ‘A Fair Share of Utopia’ that inspired them to create new works for Nest (The Hague) and CBK Zuidoost (Amsterdam).

28/09/2020

New Currency, Old Power Play

Blog / By Lisa Ossenbrink and Urooba Jamal

While the CFA franc comes to an end in 2020, France’s power play in West Africa will not.

07/09/2020

Last year in the Netherlands, the ethnographic museums drew up guidelines for the restitution of artifacts stolen during colonialism. A special commission was formed to evaluate possible claims. Is this really such good news for the countries in which the art was made?

24/08/2020