A pictorial review of the 9th Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art,Sunday December 9,2018

For an excerpt from the panel, click here. The 9th Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art moderated by curator, Ludlow Bailey, convened on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at the Biscayne campus of Florida International University. The global African international panel included, Nigerian performance artist, Jelili Atiku, Jamaican American art

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00December 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Yemoja Festival

Yeah! The D-Day is here! Yemoja Festival at Brown University. Join us for scared Iwure Odun, procession and veneration of Yemoja by 11:00am at George H. Bass Performing Arts Space, Churchill House, Brown University / Providence River at India Point Park, Fox Point, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

AfriCOBRA: Messages to the People / Opening Celebration

In celebration of Miami Art Week 2018, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will present a groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the founding of AfriCOBRA – the black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the collective which

2020-11-23T01:27:52+00:00December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Behind Basel: Meet Ashlee Thomas

Ashlee Thomas serves as the President of Miami Urban Contemporary Experience most commonly known as MUCE.  MUCE is an arts production company located in Miami. Thomas has served as an arts educator in Los Angeles, Australia, Haiti, Trinidad, Guyana, and the Dominican Republic. In 2013, she co-founded Melbourne Webfest in Australia, serving as the Festival Director. Returning to Miami, she

2020-11-23T01:28:54+00:00December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Urban Philanthropies Throws an Afrofuturist Fete in Overtown During Art Week

Overtown is throwing a party and everyone’s invited. Local nonprofit Urban Philanthropies is opening a new space in the heart of the historic district called the Urban. The 53,000-square-foot public space will host a rich program of ongoing cultural events for the community. The Welcome to the Afrofuture kickoff celebration is inspired by the

2020-11-23T01:28:54+00:00December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments
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