The Rwanda contemporary visual art scene is fairly young, where most artist are self-taught. Rwanda does not have any formal visual art schools, which is fascinating considering the talented and professional works I encountered during my art exploration trip to Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.
I really like it when I stumble across things without planning for it to happen. Happenstance is the word I’m looking for:) I was leaving an art event in Klosterstr Berlin and I noticed some art works in an unusual space that looked like the foyer of an office, which I later found out was the
Through JonaQuestArt one of my goals is to bring Contemporary African Art to a new audience, to give people the opportunity to see creativity from Africa and show them that there is more than the traditional African art that is typically people associated with Africa.
I made my way to one of my favourite cities, Berlin, to catch the tail end of the 2015 Illustrative Festival. Berlin is known as one of the thriving art and cultural hubs of Europe, so I was excited to be visiting. I love to travel and explore different genre of art to see what
I arrived Venice Marco Polo Airport late Friday evening and stayed at Annia Park Hotel near the airport for the night. Bright and earlier, the next day, I checked out and took the hotel shuttle service to get the Vaporetto to Arsenale. The trip took over an hour, which was longer than anticipated. I could
Tola Wewe is a visual artist from Ondo State in Nigeria and was born in 1959. He trained and graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Ife, Osun State in 1983. He then went on to obtain a Masters degree in African Visual Arts from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State