By Alice Gbelia Cool art. Printed your way. AYOK’A Meaning ‘welcome’ in a native language of the Ivory Coast, Ayok’a is a new platform designed to make the work of emerging and established black artists from across the diaspora available in the form of fine art prints, phone cases and t-shirts.
Two days to celebrate diversity and tolerance. Taking place on Helvetiaplatz, the festivities will include an exotic market of arts, craft and food from Africa, Brazil, Asia and the Caribbean. Artists such as Meissoun, Movement Pow Pow, Valéria Eva, Buju Gambis, Shota and Lyasha, will perform on two stages, “Casa
For a long time, when I was living in France, a lot of my close friends were mixed race people. It had never been a conscious choice of mine, it just happened. They were French-Senegalese, French-Guinean, French-Malian, or French-Gabonese. I had also dated a Belgo-Congolese, a French-Cameroonian and a French-Ivorian.