Welcome to our C& print issues. The first edition was launched in 2014 during the Dakar Biennale. Together, the online platform and the print issues represent and embody different ways of narrating the story of contemporary art from Africa and its Global Diaspora, a story without a single history or center.
10th EDITION, OCTOBER 2019
This anniversary issue is dedicated to the experiences and circumstances of those who were and are not perceived as part of the German majority society in the ‘89 narrative. In English and German, this issue is produced and developed in collaboration with students from the University of the Arts in Berlin.
Special Edition, August 2019
In the second C& SPECIAL PRINT ISSUE #Detroit entitled THIS IS NOT ABOUT YOU a young generation of African-American and Afro-German cultural producers creating a space where the coherences and differences of Black history and present-day life are acknowledged, shared and reflected.
9th EDITION, JUNE 2018
You Are Already in it: Looking at a Global Diaspora
In this print issue, we feature a special on the 10th Berlin Biennale with exclusive interviews, as well as a round-table among four intergenerational artists on the problematic nature of the word “identity”.
8th Edition, December 2017
For our eighth print issue in English and French, we have talked to diverse individuals – from sculptors in Douala to performers
in Brazil – about the conditions they are working
in and the responsibility and purpose of their work.
Special Edition, September 2017
Here’s our first C& SPECIAL PRINT ISSUE #Nairobi focusing on the great art scene of the city – written and edited by the participants of our C& Critical Writing Workshop in Nairobi. This issue was exclusively authored, designed and printed in Nairobi, where it was distributed all over the city beyond the usual art hubs and institutions.
7th Edition, June 2017
Curriculum of Connections
C& Print Issue # 7 is dedicated to education in the arts. It coincides with documenta 14 in Kassel. Interviews and guest contributions bring together ideas, experiences, tools, and learning spaces/formats, critical education, theory, and everyday practices in the fields of art.
6th edition, September 2016
This print issue focuses on Afro-Brazilian perspectives as well as the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo, co-edited with the amazing São Paulo-based editorial team of cultural magazine OMenelick 2° Ato.
5th edition, February 2016
The Interview Issue
This edition reflects what we at C& do most of the time: discussing and connecting. Conversations with Kapwani Kiwanga, ruby onyenyechi amanze, Martine Syms, Terence Nance, and many more
4th edition, September 2015
This time the issue is in both English and French because of our focus on the 10th Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography, including reviews, features and an interview with Bisi Silva, artistic director of this year’s Bamako Biennale.
3rd edition, June 2015
In this issue we talk to artists, curators and academics about alternative routes of communication: cartographies of migration and shifting political borders introduce our focus on migration. Interviews Emeka Ogboh, Guy Woueté, Thelma Golden or Okwui Enwezor ect.
2nd edition, September 2014
Features focus on Kampala’s art festival, or a new mega museum to be built in Cape Town and a latest round of C&’s Inside the Library series.
1st edition, April 2014
We are very happy to hold the first printed C& issue in our hands: It’s a special edition for this year’s Dakar Biennale, with features, interviews, retrospective views. One highlight is a new Manifesto drawn up by a group of artists and cultural producers from Dakar.