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  • Sani aka Inxsanixty

    A self-taught artist with the ability to combine Afro-surrealism with a flavour of neo-expressionism, while maintaining his eclectic Afro-European identity.(By Edo Ndeke)
    Sani in his art studio
    Sani in his art studio
  • Frank Dikisongele

    “Africa has yet to create a whole ecosystem in order to transform its aesthetic potential into economic value.”
    by Didier Demif
    Frank Dikisongele

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shown once again how human society is united in times of crisis.

     

     
  • CENT OU SANS VISAGE

    ‘’Hundred or without face (In english)’’
    Cent ou sans visage by Olivier Matuti (© Demif Gallery)
    Cent ou sans visage by Olivier Matuti (© Demif Gallery)

    CENT OU SANS VISAGE, (2018),  in English’hundred or without  face" is a diptych; a double painting created by one artist, in this case, Olivier Matuti. 

  • by Didier Demif
    Retro Regard (April 2020) by Olivier Matuti - C print - 80cm x 80cm
    Retro Regard (April 2020) by Olivier Matuti - C print - 80cm x 80cm

    Due to the lockdown of major cities in the world caused by the coronavirus pandemic, all cultural events have been cancelled or postponed to a later date and places of entertainment such as cinema, theatre, gallery, cultural centre, etc are also closed. Since the situation stops people physically coming together, it goes without saying that the world of entertainment and artists, and all associated disciplines are affected.

  • A trip to Bozar’s exhibition “Incarnations”

    Another look at the African aesthetic heritage
    by Didier Demif
    Kendell Geers, Twilight of the Idols (Fetish), 2009.
    Kendell Geers, Twilight of the Idols (Fetish), 2009.

    It was nearly 2pm when a Belgian friend of mine and I came out of the train station “Gare Central” in Brussels. The first thing that attracted my attention was an immense crowd composed of people of different cultural backgrounds but also… the smell of waffles. Yes, on Belgian National Day (21st of July 2019), the centre of Brussels smells strongly of waffles.