Behind the masks in West Africa

CULTURE, ART, FOOD & DRINKS Photographer Selim Harbi was drawn to West Africa for its culture and its handicrafts — specifically, its masks. When he visited the region in 2014, he spent time asking people all about the masks: their meanings, the tribes they belonged to, the symbolism behind them. READ MORE. Why ‘outstanding’ and ‘affordable’ African art… Read More Behind the masks in West Africa

NEWS, TRENDS AND EVENTS – March

EXPERIENCE AFRICA INSIDERS Events  ART: 2016 Armory Focus: African Perspectives, Piers 92 and 94, New York, March 3-6, 2016, Details here. MUSIC: How Five Cities Propelled Modern African Music at SXSW, Austin, Texas, March  18, 2016, Detail here. ART: Market Symphony by Emeka Ogboh at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Details here. ART: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New… Read More NEWS, TRENDS AND EVENTS – March