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Soyinka Condemns Seadogs’ Viral Video Purportedly Mocking Tinubu

This Day 09 Aug 2022
Emmanuel Addeh. Renowned playwright and Nobel Laureate, Prof ... Tinubu is the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the upcoming 2023 general elections ... I find it distasteful ... “We interacted politically at the Tanzanian pan-African Congress, the Dakar Festival of Negro Arts and a number of other cultural and political fora ... .

Even in Creative Sphere, Realities of Times are Taking their Toll

This Day 07 Aug 2022
Only recently, the 12 winners of the festival’s 2018 and 2019 editions – six drawn from each edition – were joined by the six top winners of the 2021 edition for an all-expenses trip to the Dakar Art Biennale, tagged Dak’Art, which was bankrolled by Professor El Anatsui.

World Sports Photography Awards 2022 winners revealed

BBC News 05 Aug 2022
An image of a butterfly resting on tennis player Naomi Osaka's fingertips, by David Gray, has been named overall winner of the World Sports Photography Awards ... "This is a breathtaking image," said the competition's co-founder, Simon Burton ... American Football ... Aquatic ... Athletics ... Boxing ... Martial Arts ... Rally Dakar 2021 by Marian Chytka ... .

Plodding on, With Resolution and Independence

This Day 24 Jul 2022
“This was when I started embracing art,” he recalled ... His winning the prize qualified him to be one of the chosen 18 winners, who were recently sponsored by LIMCAF on an all-expenses-paid trip to the Dakar Art Biennale, known as Dak’Art, in May with funds made available by the renowned artist Professor El Anatsui.

Premiere of Kuukua Eshun’s new movie ‘Born Of The Earth’ is scheduled for America

Joy Online 17 Jul 2022
The ANO Institute of Arts & Knowledge commissioned this ... Following this success, “Born of the Earth” was exhibited next, most recently at the DAKART Biennale in Dakar, Senegal, which is regarded as the largest festival of modern African art in the entire globe.

Gearing up to Relieve FESTAC’ 77 @45

This Day 12 Jul 2022
At the time it took place, it was the second celebration of World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture as the first edition was held in Dakar, Senegal in 1966 ... Meanwhile, the President of the second World Black and African Festival of Arts was Cmrd ... Birth of Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation.

French Gallerist Cecile Fakhoury On The Contemporary African Art Scene

Forbes 26 Jun 2022
Abidjan, Dakar and Paris. the Ivory Coast-based art gallery owner Cecile Fakhoury today runs three eponymous spaces in three different capitals dedicated to artists from the African continent, defending the voices that she is passionate about ... .

Inauguration of the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Senegal

Swords Today 25 Jun 2022
Regarding her course, Juliet holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy from John Princeton University and a Master of Arts from St Andrews University. Appointed to Dakar, where he continues his rich professional life, she says her priority is to visit the country to strengthen ...

West Africa’s First Underwater Museum Highlights Environmental Issues

Voa News 20 Jun 2022
Dutch and Italian artists Mischa Sanders and Philipp Putzer created the sculptures during an art residency in Dakar ... The works debuted at Dakar’s art biennale, which continues through Tuesday ... That Dakar is the contemporary art capital of the continent gives the work a particularly large platform, she said.

Art Basel 2022: Back to its best

Gulf News 20 Jun 2022
The 2022 edition of Art Basel, the first June show since 2019, has concluded after reports of buoyant sales and overall attendance of more than 70,000, including VIPs, private collectors and public visitors ... “We were highly honoured to be part of Art Basel for the first time,” said Océane Harati, founder and Director, OH Gallery in Dakar, Senegal.

Senegal’s highly prized ladoum rams – in pictures

The Guardian 15 Jun 2022
... part of Dak’Art 2022 Biennale Off at Pieds Tanqués in Dakar, Senegal ....

In Dakar, African Art Speaks in All Its Voices

New York Times 15 Jun 2022
In its first pandemic-era edition, the Dakar Biennale, Africa’s biggest art gathering, is uneven, hectic — and full of possibility ... .


Capital Ethiopia 12 Jun 2022
Almost 60 years later Senegal’s President Macky Stall, upholding the legacy of the arts through the 14th edition of the Biennale of African Art in Dakar, presented the grand prize of the contemporary art event to Ethiopian visual artist, Tegene Kunbi Senbeto.

South African airline operator Comair goes out of business amid industry headwinds

France24 10 Jun 2022
Finally, the healing power of art is on display at the Dakar Biennale as patients showcase ...

Vice President Naidu wraps up Senegal visit

Beijing News 05 Jun 2022
Dakar , June 4 (ANI) ... He also delivered a Public Talk at the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD), Dakar on the theme "Tiranga-Teranga ... He also visited Dakar Biennale, an international art exhibition that showcases contemporary African art and creativity.

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