Archive for January, 2013

Tate and Africa

18th January 2013  |  News  |  Comments Off on Tate and Africa

This summer Tate Modern will dedicate a wing of its galleries to two of the most important African artists working today. A seminal work in the recent history of African art, Museum of Contemporary African Art 1997–2002 by Meschac Gaba (born 1961, Benin) has been acquired by Tate and will be displayed in its entirety [...]

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Mali’s Magical Music amid the conflict

18th January 2013  |  News  |  Comments Off on Mali’s Magical Music amid the conflict

“Music is central to Mali’s identity – and yet the conflict there has led to it being widely banned. Here, African and western artists pick their favourite tracks from this most musical of nations” The Guardian published this great piece on January 18th to acknowledge the wonderful music of Mali. Take a look and listen. [...]

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