Artists In Residency Application Now Open

Artists In Residency Application Now Open

The AIR programme has been designed to support and celebrate the achievements of artists from Africa who are provocative, innovative and highly engaged, both with social issues and their art forms. AIR works in partnership with residencies throughout the world to identify African artists and fund their airfare to the residency. In contrast to artists … Continue reading »

ADULTHOOD!

CHILDHOOD! THE period in life of TRUE freedom. If you had asked me when I went off to university, I would probably have described my subsequent years as FREEDOM.  The time to do what I want, whenever I wanted had finally come. As a child, I looked up to “big people” as being free.  They seemed to have all the … Continue reading »

What Can You Do, Yoko?

What Can You Do, Yoko?

A couple of months ago, I made a decision.  A decision, which initially appears silly and irresponsible.  However, if you were to look deeper, you’d uncover the sense in it.  I considered sharing this after my next move but for some reason this just seems like the perfect time. Ride with me. Let’s start by discussing … Continue reading »

The HeART Experience Review

The HeART Experience Review

Hello Hello.   So the HeART Experience was last night and I specifically said that you needed to be there but y’all still didn’t get your tickets. *sigh*. As you know, I don’t review events that aren’t worth a review, I usually just tend to act like I didn’t attend lol. The HeART Experience exceeded … Continue reading »

2 Days To Go: ‘The HeART Experience’

2 Days To Go: ‘The HeART Experience’

TORONTO – Summer came a little early for Toronto! All thanks to the anticipated arrival of Houston saxophonist Shola “Jazz Man” Iyiola –one of music’s young rising stars – guaranteed to heat up the stage as he presents “The HeART Experience” concert series at Toronto’s Arta Gallery on Saturday, May 16th at 7:00 PM. Over … Continue reading »

Perils of Comparison

Perils of Comparison

As a boy growing up in Nigeria, when I misbehaved or had less than stellar grades in school, adults were always quick to point out the other child who was better behaved and had stellar grades. This is a situation I believe some people might be familiar with. Instead of focusing on correcting our actions, … Continue reading »

Dudunorth Interviews Nana Bediako

Nana Bediako a.k.a ‘Mr. Tailor’ is an artist; popularly known for his fashion pieces.  With an interesting and very detailed eye for fashion, Nana focuses on creating menswear of various forms.  He makes use of his African heritage in developing fashion pieces that compare to no other. One of his first projects was featured at Sync-Afrique. … Continue reading »

Dudunorth Interviews B.C. Okah

Boloebi Charles Okah, popularly known as B.C. Okah is an artist you want to acquaint yourself with.  He is a true definition of a dream chaser. Dropping out of an Advertising degree at the University of Kansas, B.C. Okah spent three years travelling, evidently placing purpose over all.  Spending time in various countries, he was … Continue reading »

[UPDATE] – The Movement

The Movement is fast approaching! Earlier in March, we saw diverse dance teams battle for a spot in the final round of the competition in their video entries to the Movement Now that we are so close to the final round, the Erindale Campus African Students Association is cooking up more than just a dance competition … Continue reading »