A quick look at Xala’s critic..
A quick look at Xala’s critics by Paul Schloss – who is described affectionately as a “professional amateur”. Paul Schloss writes about history, literature, film, art
A review of the film Xala – “Va..
This is Part 2 of the review of Xala by Paul Schloss of Serenity Science. This piece is a work of criticism based on an impressionistic reading of
A review of the film Xala – &..
Review by: Paul Schloss – who is described affectionately as a “professional amateur”. Paul Schloss writes about history, literature, film, art and politics at Serenity
A photographic portrait of the Scot..
Interesting take on how the adornments of colonialism has become the uniform of the Nazareth Baptist Church, a church founded in 1910 in South Africa
Artist Cyrus Kabiru gains global at..
Kenyan artist and TEDGlobal fellow, Cyrus Kabiru talked about his C-Stunners work – wearable eyewear sculptures made from found materials in Nairobi to CNN this
Ivory Coast: Celebrating traditiona..
Traditional costumes of the Ivory Coast expresses an identity which is usually associated with West Africa and a period of time in Ivorian history, but it also indicates social, marital and/or religious
Photo of the Week: “My writin..
“My writing is nothing my boxing is every thing” -Hemingway in a conversation with Josephine Herbst This from a man who is reputed to have
Re-emerging Jews: The Jews of Nigeria
This is a short preview of Jeff Lieberman’s first feature length documentary Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria. There is also an interesting article on the
Chinua Achebe “An Image of Af..
Achebe, Chinua. “An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’” Massachusetts Review. 18. 1977. Rpt. in Heart of Darkness, An Authoritative Text, background
Could a floating school built in Ma..
Nigerian Architect Kunle Adeyemi has designed a pretty cool three-storey floating school in Makoko a poor shanty town in his native Lagos, Nigeria. The concept is
‘Imagine Accra’ street art empo..
In Ghana the non-profit Nima Muhinmanchi Art (NMA), is a grassroots initiative started by a group of artists in Nima, a suburb of Accra. The aim of the