13 minutes read March 23, 2015 The Italian hotelier representing Kenya at the Venice Biennale How has an Italian hotelier, albeit one who has long-standing ties to Malindi, managed to take over the Kenyan Pavillion at the 2015 Venice Biennale? Armando Tanzini has lived on the Kenya coast….. Read More 18 minutes read September 17, 2013 A Conversation with the curators of the Angolan Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale Beyond Entropy works around the concept of energy for producing new forms of spatial practice. It is directed by Stefano Rabolli Pansera, an Italian architect based in London. The Africa….. Read More 5 minutes read June 26, 2013 Angola’s Biennale On June 1st, a Sub-Saharan African country won a top prize Leone d’Or/Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale the first time in 118 years. In all the excitement surrounding “Africa’s….. Read More 10 minutes read December 4, 2012 Interview: Abdellah Karroum and the Benin Biennale We tracked down Abdellah Karroum in Paris, and asked him some questions about the Biennale Regard Benin 2012, of which he is the artistic director (more on that in yesterday’s post)…… Read More 3 minutes read October 7, 2011 ‘The Art of El Anatsui’ Film Review by Elliot Ross* Making a film about an artist whose work is as beautiful as El Anatsui’s must be a daunting thing. But Susan Vogel, in her new….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.