Category: North America
Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara
Dr Carol Ann Dixon’s review of the ‘Sahel’ exhibition (The Met, NYC, 2020). The content focuses primarily on the forms and expressions of material culture that emerged in the western Sahel, spanning key transitional periods from the dawn of ancient Ghana in the 4th century through to the fall of the Segu Empire in 1861.
En Plein Air: Reflections of a ‘Black Flaneuse’ in New York
As I look back to document a few more reflections on my mid-February trip to New York, the memories that immediately return (writing three months on) create a remembrance that seems much more vivid than is typical when recounting past life experiences over that space of time. Moreover, the thoughts that have come back to…
Trokon Nagbe: The World Gives Life – A Solo Exhibition at Skoto Gallery, New York
I was delighted to visit Skoto Gallery during my recent trip to New York City and experience a very warm welcome from the co-owners – Skoto Aghahowa and Alix du Serech – who both took time to introduce me to their arts space, share information about the history of their past exhibitions and provide additional…