A Tanzanian court has sentenced 24-year-old portrait artist Shadrack Chaula to two years in prison or a $2,000 (£1,600) fine for cybercrime. Shadrack Chaula (Photo: Mwananchi) The conviction followed a viral TikTok video in which Chaula burned a photo of President Samia Suluhu Hassan while making derogatory remarks.…

The Independent Curators International (ICI) in collaboration with the Njabala Foundation and AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research, and Exhibitions, have announced the launch of a six-month mentorship program for emerging female-identifying curators from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Image Credit: Njabala Foundation The program, themed “Curating as…

ArtX Lagos, West Africa’s premier international art fair, has announced the dates for its ninth edition, scheduled to take place from October 31st to November 3rd, 2024. The event commences with the Collectors’ Preview on October 31st, followed by the VIP Preview on November 1st, and Public Open…