AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Joy Division

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The first-encounter aesthetic rush

If you’re wondering what took us so long to say something about South African rapper Spoek Mathambo’s new music video — for his cover of Joy Division’s “She’s Lost Control” , well, we can’t make up our mind about it. The video, above, got a lot of attention when it first came out in late

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Vanishing Africa

It’s old news. Africa – this zebra-gazelled hunterland, home of the majestic painted tribesman – is disappearing. But it’s funny how galleries in London will still create a space for that Africa: cheetahs backlit by a setting...