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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 ....
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