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8-minute video interview with Kenyan-born, Brooklyn-based artist Wangechi Mutu, whose work focus on themes of “beauty, consumerism, colonialism, race, and gender.” In the film, made for The Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, where Mutu’s work is currently on show, she also talks about her creative process.

h/t Binyavanga Wainaina

Further Reading

Fela enshrined

Fela Kuti’s friend, Carlos Moore, the black Cuban emigre writer, is the subject of a film about their at times difficult relationship. The result is complex.