Day: May 30, 2020

It’s Rele’s Second Muscling into Sculpture

By Toyin Akinosho Sculpting the City is a sequel to Material Times “and the second iteration of our engagement with purely sculptural forms”, says Rele Gallery. An exhibition of sculptures and installations by contemporary Nigerian artists who have found the city as an important texture in their work, Sculpting the City is designed as a way […]

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A Black man’s dread of encountering the American Police

By Nduka Otiono People who have never experienced the dread of encountering some US police officers as a Black person may never fully comprehend the rage of the protesters in the streets of Minneapolis and other cities over the racist murder of George Floyd. The two encounters I have had with them still traumatize me, […]

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