Dar Es Salaam What's on

Chap Chap Illustration

An exhibition and public workshop on Discovering the Potential of Illustration. The workshop will be held by French illustrator Stephanie Ledoux and the German-Ecuadorian artist Omar Jaramillo....
Nairobi What's on

Anthony Okello at One Off Gallery

This is Okello's second solo exhibition at the One Off Contemporary Art Gallery. The Kenyan artist, a sort of African Chagall, has worked at the Kuona Trust, has had his work on sale in a charity a...
Cairo What's on

Magdi Naguib

Colour in Lyrics. The artist reflects on 50 years “between the pressure of daily mundane details and the fantasy of imaginations.” Magdi Naguib is known first of all for his poetry and...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Kwadwo Ani exhibition in Dar

Ghanaian artist Kwadwo Ani exhibits his paintings under the heading Hardship and Hope. In this series Ani, one of Ghana's top contemporary artists, depicts scenes from daily life in urban neighbour...
Cape Town What's on

Black Koki

The exhibition Laugh now, cry later shows new work by the Johannesburg-born artist Black Koki. The images - large abstract themes in ink, acrylic and spray paint - mark a new development from the a...
Addis Ababa What's on

The Earth from Above

Aerial photos of planet Earth towards a sustainable development. Photos are by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, a French environmental photographer and activist, taken from his millennium project The Earth from...
Cape Town What's on

Odili Donald Odita and Sabelo Mlangeni

The Stevenson Gallery shows work by these two very different artists. Odita's bright abstract acrylics are a complete contrast to the predominantly black and white photography of Mlangeni, although...
Nairobi What's on

Welcome Back From London

A chance to see work by artists represented by the One Off Contemporary Art Gallery that was shown in London in 2014 at the Gallery of African Art, 9 Cork Street. Oil paintings by 11 well-known Ken...
Nairobi What's on

Your Name Betrays You

An installation by Wambui Kamiru that looks at ethnicity and the way names were used by missionaries and colonial powers to “classify” the people under their control and then to divide and...
Cape Town What's on

GRID in Cape Town

The international photography biennale of worldwide trends in photography, usually held in the Netherlands, is showing in Cape Town for the first time. The theme is Constructions and is divided int...
Maputo What's on

Digital 14-18

An interactive exhibition of digital material to assist research into world war one, including archive documents, photos, film and sound. It is part of the events to commemorate world war one organ...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Zanzibar. A Tale beyond Fiction

This photographic exhibition by French photographer Ania Gruca tracks life on the multi-cultural Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. Gruca, who lives in New York, has been travelling to the island regula...
Lagos What's on

Un-speak

An exhibition of the work of five new media artists at the Centre for Contemporary Art Lagos, in conjunction with the British Council in Lagos. The exhibition features the work of Declan Clarke (Ir...
Accra What's on

This cartoon is a satire

An exhibition of Ghanaian political cartoons from independence onwards. The cartoons capture the important political, social, religious and economic events of the last six decades.
Cairo What's on

Farouk Hosni

New paintings by Egypt's one-time minister of culture. This is the first exhibition that Hosni has had in Egypt since he was ousted from office during the 2011 revolution that toppled President Mub...
Nairobi What's on

Magdi Adam

Paintings by the Sudanese artist Magdi Adam. He works in acrylics, oils and pastels.
Maputo What's on

Kok Nam. Black on White

A retrospective of the work of one of Mozambique's most important photojournalists. The exhibition coincides with the presentation of a book of his photographs. Kok Nam, who died in 2012, was the s...
Cape Town What's on

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The opening of the 50th anniversary edition of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. There are 17 categories, including the new special award for the best time-lapse video. The 100 p...
Cape Town What's on

Chroma

This exhibition, which takes its title from a book on colour by filmmaker Derek Jarman written not long before he died, explores colour from various perspectives, using quotations from his text and fr...
Cape Town What's on

Lego Art in Cape Town

The Art of the Brick exhibition is made up of 76 large-scale art works constructed entirely of lego pieces. On show is a lego-built tyrannosaurus rex, a Mona Liza and Venus di Milo by the American...
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