The work of Nigerian artist Abdulrazaq Awofeso is the main attraction of the exhibition City Life in the Dutch city of Arnhem. Two thousand small faces to tell you that one shouldn’t generalise.

25/06/2020

Since December of last year, the Moroccan artist Adam Belarouchia has been a resident at the Thami Mnyele artist studio in Amsterdam – much longer than expected, since all the flights home were cancelled. This is a portrait of a young artist, who gets his inspiration from the streets of Rabat.

25/06/2020

Dancer, choreographer and LGBTIQ+ activist Kiravn Fortuin was stabbed to death by a 14 year old girl. Are we calling for sheer vengeance and retribution, Marlene le Roux asks.

22/06/2020

Bad Boys Don't Sleep

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

Covid-19 is the perfect lightning rod for kleptocrats and crime syndicates alike. Sometimes the struggle against the virus itself fills their pockets.

22/06/2020

Represent

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

Dutch documentary filmmaker and journalist Serginho Roosblad follows Jonathan Calm's search into America's past and present.

15/06/2020

Kirvan Fortuin (1992-2020)

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

We mourn the death of Kirvan Fortuin, a South African dancer, choreographer and LGBTIQ activist.

15/06/2020

The river of life within and around us

Blog / By Marnix de Bruyne

This month 35 years ago, a rain of bullets by a South African death squad ended the life and career of artist and activist Thami Mnyele. The Thami Mnyele Foundation, that welcomed 127 African artists in its studio in Amsterdam, kept his ideas alive.

 

15/06/2020

Luzia and the men

Blog / By Pedro Cardoso

Homeless and threatened, in a country where police nor justice system will help or protect, Luzia Banzuzi saw only one way out.

11/06/2020

Portland's welcome

Blog / By Pedro Cardoso

In June last year the town of Portland in Maine, north west USA, was suddenly in the news because thirty-nine migrants from Angola and the DRC had showed up at migrant reception centres

11/06/2020

Remembering Binyavanga Wainaina

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

The significance of Binyavanga Wainaina, the Kenyan writer who died a year ago on May 21, 2019, cannot be underestimated.

25/05/2020