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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.

Follow rules of country which gave you opportunity, don't forget roots: Naidu to Indians in Senegal

Beijing News 03 Jun 2022
Dakar , June 3 (ANI) ... Naidu said this in his address to the Indian diaspora in Dakar on Thursday during his three-nation tour ... Earlier in the day, Naidu visited the Dakar Biennale 2022. The Biennale is an international art exhibition that showcases contemporary African art and creativity. He also visited the Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar.

Global Mercy Arrives in Senegal Alongside her Sister Ship

The Maritime Executive 03 Jun 2022
Global charity Mercy Ships is celebrating a key milestone this week as its new, state-of-the-art hospital ship Global Mercy made its first port call in Dakar, Senegal ... The largest civilian hospital ship in the world, planning for the Global Mercy began as the team was completing the commission of a converted ferry that became the African Mercy ... ....

In Dakar, Rwandan director breathes life into plundered African art

Urdu Point 02 Jun 2022
The unconventional performance, "Supreme Remains", premiered at this year's Biennale of Contemporary African Art being held in the Senegalese capital Dakar until June 21 ... But objects that have ritual functions can be returned to communities, while those that researchers would like to study can go to universities or art centres, he added.

Plot thickens as Mosimane renews Wydad rivalry in Champions League final

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 May 2022
It was also reported that CAF president Patrice Motsepe tried to arrange a discussion between the heads of the Moroccan and Senegalese federations’ presidents, Fouzi Lekjaa and Augustin Senghor, to convince the former that the final be moved to Senegal’s new state-of-the-art Abdoulaye Wade Stadium in Dakar ... Mosimane and the history books ...

11 families had just welcomed newborns. A hospital fire left them devastated

The Philadelphia Tribune 28 May 2022
TIVAOUANE, Senegal — The baby boy did not yet have a name ... When the fire started about 9 p.m ... He had no words ... He lived in the capital, Dakar, but had come to Tivaouane to mourn his daughter ... President Macky Sall has declared three days of national mourning, and the events of the Dakar Biennale, West Africa’s biggest art event, were paused ... ....

Grief and exasperation after Senegalese hospital fire

Urdu Point 28 May 2022
Sall on Thursday fired his health minister, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, replacing him with the former director-general of the public health authority, Marie Khemesse Ngom Ndiaye ... "Never again" ... President Sall has declared three days of national mourning, and festive activities such as those of the Dakar Biennial of Contemporary Art have been suspended ... ....

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