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2016 African Art and Design Destinations

2016 African Art and Design Destinations

When it comes to African art and design, there are so many interesting exhibitions, taking place across the world, in 2016. We are absolutely carried away by the excitement! Every week, we share details of these events on our Facebook page so, be sure to join us there, if you haven’t already. We are looking […]

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Culture and Christmas shopping

We’re pretty excited about the British Library’s current exhibition: West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song. It looks at literature and music – from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. You might already know about our love for stories – this exhibition indulges us with tales from […]

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Did you see?

We’ve just found a moment to rummage through our photos from Art 1:54, the annual contemporary African art fair that happened a few weeks ago at Somerset House. Before going, we wrote about the galleries we were most excited to see; now that all the great art we saw has sunk in, here we round up […]

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Our top 6 galleries to see this weekend at Somerset House’s 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

Fresh off back-to-back trips to South Africa and Colombia, I’m finally home in England this weekend. But the second I drop my bags at the door, I’m headed out again — this time to Somerset House, for the third London edition of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. In fact, I’ve already taken a gander around […]

Africa Utopia #Toghaltravels

Get your passports ready – we’re going to Africa Utopia!

  We invite you to journey with us to our favourite continent this September, at the Southbank Centre’s Africa Utopia festival. Taking place from Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th September, the festival is back for a third year celebrating the arts and culture of one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents. The festival looks […]

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