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3 Career-boosting opportunities for African artists

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Entrance Macaal Museum Marrakech
Entrance Macaal (Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden) in Marrakech

The longer days in Europe, or the preparations for the cultural festivals on the continent all evoke the end of a season. Before we all delve into this joyous and restful period, there is a last ditch of effort to make. Here is a trio of career-enhancing opportunities for African Artists and those of the Diaspora to apply for. If you are a visual artist, a curator read on, and good luck on your art journey.

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3 Young Black artists are making waves at auctions

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Tschabalala Self, Out of Body, 2015
Tschabalala Self, Out of Body, 2015

3 Young Black artists, Tschabalala Self, Toyin Ojih Odutola and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, set new records at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips’ Contemporary Art Auctions in London.

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LR Vandy creates Contemporary African masks to recount hidden female stories.

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Lisa Vandy, These Women Series,
Lisa Vandy, These Women Series, Courtesy of the Artist and October Gallery

An all-female colony has descended upon the October Gallery for the opening of LR Vandy’s first solo show, Hidden. Cast in bronze and jesmonite, miniature workers in cylindrical forms, have taken pride of place atop plinths in the center of the main gallery;

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Land of Ibeji, wins one of the Contemporary African Photography prizes at Basel.

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Bénédicte Kurzen and Sanne De Wilde, Land of Ibeji
Bénédicte Kurzen and Sanne De Wilde, Land of Ibeji

Land of Ibeji, the photography series that examines the mythology of twinhood in Nigeria was announced as one of the five winners of the 8th edition of CAP Prize – (Contemporary African Photography) at Photo Basel.

The prize rewards photo projects by artists of any nationality that engage with issues pertaining to the African continent or its diaspora.

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