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


In this post, the writer, from Cape Town, reflects on the life of her working class father, who like her friends’ fathers worked tough jobs for low pay, and hid his vulnerabilities.

Power to the People

This week’s episode of AIAC Talk is a replay of the launch of the latest issue of Amandla! magazine, a South African publication advancing radical left perspectives for change.