Known for a classic style with a dose of glam, Erika Hollinshead Ward is currently taking cues from the natural world. Here’s what’s inspiring her now.
The museum comprises three townhouses and a 6,000-square-foot backyard sculpture garden that together stretch across almost a whole city block. Founder, owner, artist, and self-styled visual storyteller Olayami Dabls uses rocks, mirrors, wood, and iron to create sculptures that are parables for the development of African and African-American history and culture. According to its website, Dabls created the museum to help visitors better understand the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement through his sculptures and his collection of African objects.
Inspired by her late great grandmother’s grind stones for grinding maize, Lerato Mfazwe’s a live installation at the exhibition, titled Ukungqusha, about grinding maize on stones, was inspired by her late great-grandmother.
An initiative to support the development of innovative ideas led by women has been launched by the United States (US) Embassy in Ghana in collaboration with the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in Accra.
See explosive African colour at a festival pavilion in Dulwich and on vibrant new homeware.
“Viola, from New Orleans-ah, an African Woman, was the 19th century’s rescue worker, a global business goods raker, combed, tilled the land of Commerce, giving America a certain extra extra excess culture, to cultivate it, making home for aliens not registered, made business of the finer, finer, had occupations, darning thread not leisure with reason and with luster, in ‘peek-a-boo’ racial disguises …”
A look at costumes from within and without Africa which had African inspirations.
Newly crowned Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, wowed audiences worldwide on Sunday with her beauty, intelligence, elegance and of course, that dress.
My research is the first archaeological excavation of the castle. I became interested in the history of the castle when several years ago, my aunt remarked: Go to the castle and see your surname inscribed on the castle wall.