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Calabash Bottles Is Trying to Develop Sustainable Water Projects Across Africa.

We always speak about the importance of Africans telling our stories and using our agency. That’s exactly what new bottle…

African artists showcase raw talents on the trending Hashtag #DrawingWhileBlack

First generation Ghanaian American artist, animator and illustrator Annabelle H @sparklyfawn initiated the hashtag #DrawingWhileBlack that lasted from Friday, September…
Africa and The World Unite at Chale Wote 2017

Africa and The World Unite at Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2017

Chale Wote is a Ghanaian term for “chale let’s go”. It’s also a term used to refer to flip flops…
Kelechi Anabaraonye

Custodian Interview: Kelechi Anabaraonye

In a country with extraordinary natural and human resource reserves, preservation of these resources is, surprisingly, the last thing on…
keexs

Keexs Launches Art Competition Ahead of Second Collection

African shoe brand, KEEXS shall be celebrating Lagos at 50 by exhibiting her second footwear collection tagged IBILE on the 25th of…
dennis osadebe by Remember The Future

We’re Excited for Dennis Osadebe’s Debut Solo Exhibition, ‘Remember The Future’

Dennis Osadebe has always been one of our favorites at Culture Custodian so its particularly fun to see him take…

Please Your Eyes With Studying, A Visual Capsule By Thompson Ekong

Thompson Ekong, photographer and visual director of Baroque Age, a conglomerate pushing the New Age movement through its various subsidiaries,…
Forestation by A&I Concepts

You Don’t Want to Miss Forestation by A&I Concepts This Sunday

Earlier in the year, A&I Concepts hosted its debut event, Afrikulture with the intention of giving creatives an opportunity to…
Captain Calabar

Support Akbar Comics Quest to Bring Glory Days To Africa’s Comic Scene

Once upon a time, I unfailingly stopped at Mr Biggs regularly and no it wasn’t to buy meat pies or…

Laolu Senbanjo and Victor Ehikhamenor call out Damien Hirst for Cultural Appropriation

Visual artist, Laolu Senbanjo is one of the most visible Nigerian artists around following collaborations with Beyonce on Lemonade and Nike…
Burna Boy remakes Vision DJ & AI's Grind on Chilling Chillin

Views From Burna Boy’s Opening Leg of Outside Tour In NYC

Burna Boy’s rise has been less than linear, partly caused by his inability to take to the UK and connect…

Kene Esomeju Shifts The Focus To His Craft With Channel Orange Series

Canada based Nigerian photographer, Kene Esomeju slowly continues to show he is a force to be reckoned with, boasting collaborations…

Garmspot Recruit Zenani, LeriQ, D-O, Tomi Thomas & more for Fashion Editorial

In the Nigerian fashion scene everyone goes for the option of creating their own clothing items, Garmspot are one of…

Here Are Pictures from Modus Vivendii x [NOTHING]’s London Pop Up Shop

Modus Vivendii united with Nothing by Jai Eleven for a pop-up shop in London on April 15th, ahead of an…

Wami Aluko’s Neogenesis combines sharp visuals and focused images to depict different tales

Nick Knight, founder of Showstudio says garments are meant to be seen in motion. Fashion films then, are one of…