Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
UPDATED: ‘The Marshal of Finland’, a new film about that country’s first post-World War II president and national icon (and controversial war figure), Carl Gustaf Mannerheim, has left Finns divided. At the heart of the “debate” is the fact that the film was shot in Kenya, with an entirely Kenyan cast playing the Finnish roles. ‘The
Monday, April 30th, 2012
Geo-branding is a serious thing. It is particularly serious when people from other geographic areas decide to brand your geographical area and the people in it, the way they see fit and the way that fits their...
Monday, January 30th, 2012
New music from Finland and Sweden.
Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
We plugged Kinshasa-born Gracias not too long ago. This is the video for Mon€y, another track from his new EP.
Saturday, May 28th, 2011
‘Feel Me’ is the second track from a soon-to-be released EP by (Kinshasa-born) Finnish rapper Gracias. (‘HKI’ was a first.) I can’t remember last seeing a copy of King Leopold’s Ghost featured in a music video. H/T:...
Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
The (Finnish) ARS 11 exhibition investigates Africa in contemporary art. In addition to artists living in Africa, the show also features others who live outside the continent, artists of African descent as well as Western artists who...