Zak Ové, Earth, 2017, Crochet doilies, 190 x 190 cm, Courtesy Lawrie Shabibi and the artist

Journey into a New Dimension

Irish-Trinidadian artist, Zak Ové, challenges the clichéd notions…
Donna Kukama, Chapter P: The-Not-Not-Educational-Spirits, 2017. Durational performance within I'm not who you think I'm not #1, 7.7.2017. Photographer: F. Anthea Schaap

Of memory and forgetting

Negotiating history at the 10th Berlin Biennale   “Children…
Olafur Eliasson, Reflection magnet, 2011. Obsedian, rubber ring, 60cm in diameter. Courtesy of the artist and i8 Gallery.

Destination Happiness

But is art joyful, happy or content? Classed by the United Nations…

Across painting, space and time

Elsa Duault and the dynamics of painting   “All becoming…
John-Michael Metelerkamp, Nekkies 15 from the series ‘The Immortal Nekkies’, 2018. Mixed media on board, 90 x 90cm. Courtesy of Candice Berman Gallery.

Immortal Nekkies

John-Michael Metelerkamp paints the outskirts of Knysna – shifting…
Robyn Denny, The King, 2018. Acrylic and gold powder on canvas, 120 x 162cm. All images courtesy of Berman Contemporary.

Fragments of History

Eastcoast Gold – Robyn Denny’s latest series of work on exhibition…
Toufic Beyhum, Amoji LOL, 2017-2018. © Toufic Beyhum

But, how do I really feel?

Toufic Beyhum’s ‘Amoji masks’ represent the clash between…
Toufic Beyhum, Amoji Mask Grimace with snake, 2017-2018. ©Toufic Beyhum

DESTINATION HAPPINESS: Editorial

ART AFRICA, issue 12, June 2018   In these pages we explore…
Mohamed Hamidi, Untitled, circa 1970. Mized media on canvas, 100 x 80cm. Courtesy of Loft Art Gallery, Casablanca.

That Feverish Leap into the Fierceness of Life

A glimpse into the modernist art of five artist groups in five…

Is it djinn?

Fatima Al Qadiri speaks with Shumon Basar ART AFRICA attended…