Africa Nouveau Festival; a case for AfroBubblegum art

What is African art? Who is the African artist? What are African themes and who is the African artist creating for? These three questions have been weaved into conversations that date as far back as 1963 that seek to define what African literature and by extension African art was. The last few years have seen an attempt to reclaim our stories from the blinkered perspectives of poverty, war and disease. Odour Oduku’s essay on the danger of limiting the artistic … Continue reading Africa Nouveau Festival; a case for AfroBubblegum art