Tear My Bra, a Nollywood Exhibition for Africa POP at Rencontres d’Arles

Alithnayn Abdulkareem At its simplest, “Tear My Bra” carries no hindsight or foreshadowing. It doesn’t even attempt to reflect the Nigerian film environment. It just takes Nollywood, filmmaking in an African context, takes it a little bit apart and presents…

The Minimalist Aesthetic in Ayriq Akam’s New Songs

Dzekashu MacViban   Ayriq Akam’s experimental hip hop goes from soulful to minimalist       Perhaps best known for “Bienvenue au Cameroun”, a hip hop song with a soulful influence released in 2010 to wide acclaim, Ayriq Akam can…

Bakwa 06

Bakwa 06 June 2,2014 What is Lapiro de Mbanga’s place in the pantheon of protest music? Does BrymO’s vision of Lagos capture what the city feels like, or does it provoke a 19th century Dickensian image of a failing industrial…

Pueblo Magico by Monserrat Vazquez del Mercado

Monserrat Vazquez del Mercado is an artist whose work include traditional and digital Illustration, animation and texture design in several projects. Her work mixes stylish and nostalgic themes. She is based in Guadalajara, Mexico. MVR  Illustration: mvr.moonfruit.com http://monsevr.deviantart.com/gallery/

[Illustration] La Catrina by Maria Teresa Palacios


Haiku by Virginie Colline; Illustration "Mark Twain Fish Fry" by Mark Erickson

Batik Haiku dreamy eye phosphenes a pineapple split open across your canvas Mark Erickson is a painter and lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. He began his interest in art while attending schools in Munich, Germany and…

Visual Art by Eleanor Leonne Bennett

                                               Get backbetteron                                                                            Boat race                                               Legs                                      Metal meal Eleanor Leonne Bennett is an internationally award winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic, The World Photography Organisation, Nature’s Best Photography, Papworth…

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