Latest News for: Dakar art


Saudi representative joins Women’s World Car of the Year

Arab News 17 Sep 2023
JEDDAH ... On her appointment, Al-Hamad said ... FASTFACT ... The nation has successfully hosted major global events for the first time in its history, including the Dakar Rally, Formula E and Formula One races, among others. Additionally, a state-of-the-art racing track was constructed to accommodate F1 racing, beginning in 2021 ... ....

The Chanel empire — from milliner’s shop to $17bn powerhouse

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Sep 2023
And the brand’s globetrotting show schedule creates its own dramatics, courtesy of venues as diverse as Dakar in Senegal and, come this December, Manchester ... He has certainly pulled that off with the choice of Manchester for the next Metièrs d’art show, which is held annually to showcase the work of Chanel’s specialist artisanal workshops.

Gambia eyes Commonwealth SG

The Point 01 Sep 2023
Hon. Tangara, if elected, will succeed Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC – the 6th Commonwealth Secretary-General and will be the second African to hold that post after Chief Emeka Anyaoku of Nigeria, who served between 1990 and 2000 ... As a true Pan Africanist, Dr Tangara was made member of the Steering Committee of World Festival of Black Arts, Dakar 2009.

7 Questions For Senegalese Artist Soly Cissé On How The Rise Of The West African ...

MENA FN 04 Aug 2023
(MENAFN - USA Art News) Hailing from Dakar, Senegal, contemporary artist soly cisse– maintains a practice unrestricted by disciplinary boundaries. Working across painting, sculpture, drawing, and ... .

Senegal's lone developer fights to revive photography with film

Reuters 11 Jul 2023
"Dakar looks great with certain coloured films, because they really bring out the warm, vibrant colours," Saar said, loading a fresh roll into the camera ... In the meantime, local photographers like Eva Diallo are already showing works developed there at some of Dakar’s most prestigious art houses.

An Artist on a Path Lined with Colourful Milestones

This Day 18 Jun 2023
... the art of visually blending colours,” he says.  ... Thanks to that LIMCAF award, Idowu was, as one of that year’s top six winners, selected to be part of an all-expenses-paid trip to the Senegalese capital city, Dakar, for its art biennale, popularly known as Dak’Art. .

Chanel Takes Over Paramount Studios for Star-Studded Cruise Runway Show

The Hollywood Reporter 09 May 2023
For its part, the brand has collaborated with filmmakers like Baz Luhrmann and Sofia Coppola on advertisements, while it often patronizes the arts through long-term partnerships ... with the Dakar Court festival held in association with the French Institute of Senegal in Dakar.

Baaba Maal explores new frontiers, The Zombies share a lifetime’s wisdom – the week’s best albums

The Daily Telegraph 31 Mar 2023
Baaba Maal, Being ★★★★☆ ... He didn’t, instead studying music in Dakar and, later, at the Beaux-Arts school in Paris ... His new album, Being, is a different beast altogether ... A renowned polymath at home – Maal’s studio in Dakar is a hub for artists, musicians, designers, environmentalists and students – he is now becoming better known elsewhere too ... .

Flares make a comeback — with a groovy twist

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Mar 2023
If you associate super flares with Abba karaoke sessions, think again. Among the style set, the Seventies staple is back ... At Chanel’s latest Métiers d’art show in Dakar, flares came in logo-stamped blue denim and glitzy blush pink sequins ... .

Charting New Course for the Abuja Art Scene

This Day 19 Mar 2023
He had ever since taken courses on curatorial studies in Venice, the Asiko School of Art in Dakar, cultural management in Germany, social engagement for social change in the US (IVLP), cultural mediation and democratisation in France, as well as art workshops and artist residencies in several locations across the world.

Dakar, Senegal

Time 16 Mar 2023
Senegal bursts with color, from the bubblegum pink algae that dye Lake Retba to the blue and yellow mini buses, car rapides, that navigate Dakar’s stylish streetscapes ... In January, the French luxury house opened a new exhibition space, le19M Dakar, within the Theodore Monod African Art Museum.

Beyond Testing the Waters, An Artist Plods on

This Day 12 Mar 2023
So Far, So What?” With the overall best prize award also came an all-expenses-paid trip to the Senegalese capital, Dakar, for the Dakar Biennale, better known as Dak’Art 2022, where he featured in an off-exhibition among other artists from Nigeria and other countries ... “It has also allowed me to meet many artists and art lovers in the art scene.”.

Pharrell Williams Is Named Louis Vuitton Men’s Creative Director

Vogue 14 Feb 2023
Williams is no stranger to fashion ... He is also a longtime friend of Chanel and served as a muse to the late Karl Lagerfeld, and attended the recent Métiers d’art show in Dakar ... .

Chanel in Senegal: Fashioning links with Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Feb 2023
Just over two months ago, Chanel staged its first Métiers d’art runway show on the African continent in the heart of Dakar, Senegal ... Dakar in Chanel. As much as Chanel was in Dakar, Dakar made itself known in Chanel ... Last month, Chanel launched la Galerie du 19M Dakar with the exhibition On the Thread, housed at Le Musée Théodore-Monod d’Art Africain.

George Camille at 19th Segou’Art Festival |06 February 2023

Nation 06 Feb 2023
Mr Camille works with a wide variety of techniques and medium, including painting, printmaking and sculpting and over the years, has been selected to represent Seychelles at several International Art Biennales including Venice, Beijing, and Dakar.