Filmmaker (and AIAC collaborator) Nerina Penzhorn (remember her interview with rapper Lee Ursus) made a series of video profiles for Smack Mellon Gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn. This one is about New York City artist Maria Buyondo.

Buyondo grew up in Russia and Sweden, the child of a Russian mother and an Ugandan father.

Watch it here.

Further Reading

Long live Ruth First

The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.