Alice McCool

rwanda

Masculinity and Mental Health in Post-Genocide Rwanda

The vast majority of perpetrators of the 1994 genocide were men. Now, having served time in prison, they want to heal themselves and their communities, but toxic masculinity remains a barrier.
Alice McCool
11.16.17
The Tight Squeeze Issue

The African Country on a Mission to Legalize Hemp (And Maybe Weed Too)

Good luck.
Alice McCool
3.13.17
Art

The Fearless Feminist Artist Taking Down South Africa's 'Bro Code'

Lady Skollie has a reputation for using her art to directly call out public figures who have been accused or imprisoned for rape.
Alice McCool
1.20.17
Stuff

I Went to a Feminism Class for Private School Boys

A charity is teaching kids about masculinity, sexism and the concept of a "man box".
Alice McCool
10.31.16
Art

How David Bowie's Contemporary African Art Collection Challenged Conventions

Bowie was a true champion for contemporary African art.
Alice McCool
10.28.16
Features

This Festival Founded by Brits in Malawi Swears It's Not Problematic

Lake of Stars festival in Africa walks a tightrope between cultural sensitivity and positive social change.
Alice McCool
10.7.16
Music

Afrofuturist Art Emerges in a Mystical New Music Video

Open your "envious eyes" to Garth von Glehn's music video for Ghanaian rapper M.anifest's "W'ani Aba."
Alice McCool
5.10.16
Art

Take a Haunting Trip to Nairobi’s ‘Concrete Jungle’ in These Images

Artist Paul Onditi uses his painted character Smokey to explore globalization and climate change.
Alice McCool
2.29.16
Art

Historian Launches "Living History Hubs" in Ghana

'Cultural Encyclopaedia of Africa' brings traditional knowledge into contemporary media.
Alice McCool
12.9.15
Art

Artist Toasts Sinatra with Whiskey and Bananas

Angolan performer Nástio Mosquito rocks London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts with immersive performance ‘The Age I Don’t Remember.’
Alice McCool
11.30.15
Art

"African Electronics" Takes a Spiritual Approach to Individual Power

Ghanaian artist Serge Attukwei Clottey takes his recycled plastic "African Electronics" to the streets.
Alice McCool
8.26.15