James Cook University Returns Indigenous Artifacts to Australian Aboriginals

James Cook University, located in North Queensland, Australia, has initiated a repatriation project to return indigenous art and artifacts held by the university. Extensive research has been done to make sure artifacts are returned to the correct traditional group owners and returned in the culturally appropriate way. Professor Rosita Henry advised the following, by way…

LABOR

Are you a theater buff or playwright looking for a new story to follow this “post-pandemic” season? Well, The Theater Project is live-streaming a play from the talented playwright Tylie Shider. It’s entitled LABOR. LABOR—part character study, part dark comedy— follows two working Black house painters, John and Ryan, as they paint the home office…

Meet Doctor and Artist Fola David

During these times, it’s always nice to find some inspirational news. The following comes from Aljazeera. Dr. Fola David is a visual artist from Lagos, Nigeria, who uses his day job as a medical doctor to inspire his art. He advised the following: “In the hospital, I mainly use my hand to take care of…

Infinite Roots

Greetings Everyone, Have you ever met someone who was just naturally gifted and driven, especially in the field of art? You know, that person who has an eye for creativity? Well, one of my boys fits that description. Check out some of these African-inspired necklaces by Shareef Shabazz. Pretty cool, huh. Shareef is based down…

Artist Spotlight

Greetings Everyone, For those of you who may not know, I’m a huge fan of artists. It might be due to the fact that I’m somewhat envious of their talent or that my daydreams typically consists of comic book sketches (don’t judge me), but I try to make sure I always support those independent artists…

Three Masks Inc.

Greetings All, Given the times that we’re living in, it’s always nice to have a place that you can go to rejuvenate and regain a peace of a mind. It might be your home, backyard, favorite restaurant, bookstore, nightclub, who knows. One thing’s for certain, by the time you leave, the troubles of the day…