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Sudan Mourns Prominent Artists Abdelrahman Abdalla And Yousif Algedail

MENA FN 17 Oct 2021
(MENAFN - Sudanow Magazine) KHARTOUM (Sudanow) -�Sudanese were saddened Friday over the departure of two prominent arts figures. renowned singer melodist Abdelrahman Abdalla and musician ... .

Nairobi - the centre of East Africa's thriving arts scene

BBC News 01 Aug 2021
The city boasts the annual East African Art Auction, the largest in the region that has taken place since 2013 ... This sadly misses the cultural growth taking place in cities across the region, from Addis Ababa, to Khartoum to Mogadishu - a city, though scarred by war that now hosts a literary festival, a new art museum and theatre.

Art on the front lines of a changing Sudan

Al Jazeera 30 Jun 2021
Street artist Medo has painted more than 100 politically charged murals across Khartoum [Matteo Lonardi/Al Jazeera]“All we can continue to do is make art because things are too bad,” says Medo Kagonka, a 20-year-old street artist who created the mural on the wall of the morgue.

Artist Hussein Salim’s journey to find his place in the world

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 May 2021
It is surprising given he has been exhibiting frequently in South Africa, his artworks sell out at art fairs and in London-based auctions and they present a unique abstract aesthetic ... His proclivity for abstraction proved somewhat of a challenge for the lecturers at the University of Sudan in Khartoum, where he studied fine art.

Sudanese Artists Commemorate the Revolution With Exhibitions

All Africa 13 Apr 2021
Khartoum -- On the occasion of the second anniversary of the overthrow of the Al Bashir regime on April 11, 2019, the Sudanese Plastic Arts Association organised exhibitions in Khartoum and Omdurman ....

Dearth of interpreters leaves deaf students struggling in Sudan

Metro USA 22 Mar 2021
Hearing-impaired students are seen at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum. Hearing-impaired students are seen outside a classroom at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum. Hearing-impaired students attend a class at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum.

Sudan cinema takes inspiration from revolution

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2021
- Art 'aborted' under Bashir - Talal Afifi, director of the Khartoum-based Sudan Film Factory programme, has trained hundreds of young people in filmmaking ... The quartet and their "Sudanese Film Club" work to reopen an open-air cinema in Omdurman, the city across the Nile from the capital Khartoum.

Ahmed Shibrain's Art - A Marrying of Arab and African Cultures

All Africa 08 Dec 2020
Khartoum -- Painter Ahmed Shibrain was a luminous figure in the influential art group "The Khartoum School" he cofounded with fellow artists Kamala Ishaq and Ibrahim Alsalahi in 1960 ....

Sudan artist refuses French award over anti-Islam acts

Middle East Monitor 30 Oct 2020
She was born in 1939, studied at the College of Fine Arts in Khartoum and completed her postgraduate studies at the Royal College in London.

Six Remaining Detained Sudanese Artists Released

All Africa 08 Oct 2020
Khartoum -- All six FEED Arts members that were still held in prison in Omdurman have been released yesterday. The release was based on a request to annul their sentence submitted by the defence ....

Artists Released From Prison - 'Fight for Justice Continues'

All Africa 03 Oct 2020
Khartoum -- Yesterday, five members of the FEED Arts group, including film director Hajooj Kuka, were released from prison in Khartoum ....

Sentencing of Six More Artists Sparks Unrest in Khartoum

All Africa 26 Sep 2020
Khartoum -- Khartoum North Criminal Court sentenced six more members of the Feed Arts group to two months in prison and a fine of SDG5,000* for public disturbance and breaching public safety, bringing the number of detainees to 11 ....

Acclaimed Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka among five artists sentenced to prison in Khartoum

The National 22 Sep 2020
Sudan arrests 41 people who have enough explosives to 'destroy' Khartoum ... This year, he was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars ... Their case goes back to August, when the artists held a rehearsal with the Civic Lab art collective at a cultural centre in Khartoum.

Outrage Over Conviction of Sudan Artists

All Africa 22 Sep 2020
Khartoum -- The conviction of five members of the Feed Arts group to two months imprisonment for 'public disturbance' has sparked outrage in Sudan and abroad ....

Toronto Film Festival Calls for Release of Jailed Sudan Director Hajooj Kuka

The Hollywood Reporter 18 Sep 2020
Sudan documentary maker Hajooj Kuka, a new member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and one of five artists recently jailed in Khartoum, has received a call for an immediate release by the Toronto Film Festival. "Hajooj Kuka is an exceptional filmmaker ... We got attacked during a theater workshop in #khartoum by islamists instigators ... .