When supply chains and funding fall short, theatre does too.
African scholars Felwine Sarr and Dorcy Rugamba seek to answer this question with the musical theatre performance Freedom, I’ll have lived your dream until the very last day.
The use of technologies such as NFTs and live streaming has been growing steadily in the music world since the COVID-19 lockdowns.
There are tensions between those who wish to preserve the nature of shadow play and those who want to see it evolve.
The art form continues to survive the return of in-person theatre, but maker-performers struggle with a lack of institutional support.
With cardboard paintings, Omar Ba honors African cultures and challenges the Eurocentric view of history.
Traces — Speech to African Nations is a spoken word piece with music written by the acclaimed Senegalese scholar and performed by the Burkinabé actor Étienne Minoungou.
A secretive blockchain entrepreneur wants to mint a new institution to prove that NFTs are here to stay.
“I don’t see the recording of the island as an end in itself,” says Adam Lowe, the founder of Factum. “We see it as the start of a new level of research.”
Is it disrespectful to separate an object from its original cultural context?
When looking at images from the golden age of Sudanese photography, I was reminded to listen as much as look.
“I’m making a financial instrument as an artwork. That’s the new reality.” She stares unwavering into the distance. “What is existence on the blockchain? Does an NFT exist?”