Images for landing in the future
We cast an analytical eye over several projects that question the Western perspective of space and offer a series of images to decolonise the future.
Nkosikhona Swartbooi: “The city is worried about getting people to work early, but not about when they get home”
We talk to Nkosikhona Swartbooi, founder member of Reclaim the City, a collective that fights housing segregation in Cape Town.
William Kentridge: “There are fault lines that come from the colonial period throughout the world”
We talk to the South African artist about segregation, the echoes of colonialism and the anti-racist struggle.
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.
The Fight of African Women
African women have found in social media networks a space for denouncing the discrimination that reigns in conventional police, court and legislative structures.
The Digital Environment is Fighting COVID-19 in Africa
Across the whole continent initiatives are appearing that, supported by digital technologies, aim to fight the virus.
What if the Internet were an ally of linguistic diversity?
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.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: “Europe and the West must also be decolonised”
We talk with one of the leading voices of contemporary African literature about linguistic imperialism and the importance of decolonising minds and the imagination.
Fake news and censorship in Africa
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.
Open Mapping in Africa: Community Spirit and the Common Good
Open mapping communities in Africa show how it is possible, through open data, to contribute to social development in places that government and businesses do not reach.
I Am Not Your Periphery
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.
African Cyberactivism Against Censorship
Africa has been an experimentation laboratory for Internet espionage, censorship and denunciation by civil society alike.