Africa

Culture

Kentridge. That Which is Not Written

Neus Miró | Aída Esther Bueno Sarduy | Lucía Piedra Galarraga | Beatriz Leal Riesco

We invite an art critic, a specialist in contemporary African film, an anthropologist and documentary maker, and a researcher of anti-racist activism to share their insight into William Kentridge.

Commons

The Fight of African Women

Carlos Bajo

African women have found in social media networks a space for denouncing the discrimination that reigns in conventional police, court and legislative structures.

Technology

What if the Internet were an ally of linguistic diversity?

Carlos Bajo

Some 54% of the contents on the Internet are in English. We wonder about the rest of the languages, taking as a starting point the case of the African continent, where a third of the world’s languages are spoken and cultural activists take advantage of the digital environment to defend it.

Technology

Fake news and censorship in Africa

Carlos Bajo

We analyse the particularities of the fake news phenomenon in the African continent: from its instrumentalization by governments to the mobilisation of citizens in favour of an Internet free of censorship and hate speech.

Commons

I Am Not Your Periphery

Karo Moret

The identities of the African diaspora and how in Europe, relations with otherness continue to be built under the social categories of race and gender.

Technology

Dossier

Internet in the World

The internet is the great symbol of globalisation. But the internet is also a territory with its own borders, folklore, and geopolitics.