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Africa everywhere: black culture is the heart of periphery esthetics

Artistic expressions produced within periphery communities originate from everyday cultural manifestations. Theatre, music, dance and painting are interlinked to popular society, sacred and street festivities, story telling, and street vendor chants.

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Open Walls: Art in public spaces in Gambia

Founded by Lawrence Williams, Wide Open Walls is a project to turn villages in Gambia (under the Ballabu Conservation Project) into living art and also promote the Gambia as a tourist destination.

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Nigeria: The child painter

Jan15

Onarietta Remet is Nigeria’s most popular child painter. She’s been painting for four years now and has even sold some of her pieces. We spent some time with her to find out what inspires her.

A Video By a24media.com

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIx1s49u0H4[/youtube]

African Art/Nigeria: Interview with Oliver Enwonwu

Sep30

Oliver Enwonwu is the son of legendary Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu. Not only does Oliver want to keep his father’s memory alive, he’s also working to raise the profile of other Nigerian artists. A video by A24Media.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ7ZZZGvXww[/youtube]

African art/Liberia: Painting against the war

Sep29

Leslie Lumeh is a painter who once made a name for himself with pieces that depicted Liberia’s civil war. Today Leslie is using his canvass to describe and promote the country’s efforts to rebuild. A video by A24Media.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYRmcAuWqas[/youtube]

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