Arts + Culture

African Art Fairs Like 1:54 Are Transcending Boundaries

Fairs like 1:54 challenge society to pursue a wider definition of “Africa” that embraces and frees the continent from its historical baggage.

The new international scramble for Africa via the rise of contemporary African art and its global appeal begs to ask the question: what exactly is African art?

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Events

Don’t Miss MoCADA's Soul of Brooklyn Closing Party

Join us for #AFRODIESEL the closing party of MoCADA's Soul of Brooklyn Festival on August 25th.

Join us on August 25th at 6pm for a night where Afrobeat meets Brooklyn Hip-Hop at #AFRODIESEL, the closing party of the 7th Annual Soul of Brooklyn Festival, at Lovers Rock in Brooklyn. Entertainment will be provided by.n—u.

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Photos

This Chicago Artist's Photo Series of Haute Coiffure Is on View at Brooklyn's MoCADA

Shani Crowe's 'BRAIDS' is currently on display until July 10 at the MoCADA Museum.

If you find yourself in the NYC area, then there’s still time left to view Chicago-based artist Shani Crowe’s exquisite photo series BRAIDS currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporic Art (MoCADA) Museum until July 10.

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