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
Broadly

After Losing Her Family to AIDS, This Woman Built an App to Save Lives

When Ruth Nabembezi's sister and parents died in her teens, the 22-year-old Ugandan created Ask Without Shame, an online platform for young people to get the sexual health information they need.
Alice McCool
10.5.17
african art

Morocco’s Anti-Colonial "Moon King" Lives—Inside This Artist's Memory

Mounir Fatmi explores postcolonial memory through three artifacts from his childhood in 1970s Morocco
Alice McCool
6.18.17
Features

DJ Rachael Wants to See More Women in Ugandan Dance Music

The producer is lighting up the East African electronic scene and getting young women into music through her collective, Femme Electronic.
Alice McCool
6.2.17
The Tight Squeeze Issue

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

Good luck.
Alice McCool
3.14.17
gallery shows

Artist Recreates the Deadly Movie Theater That Sparked the 1979 Iranian Revolution

Mahmoud Bakhshi rebuilds the burned-out Cinema Rex, complete with vintage furniture and carpet, at Narrative Gallery in London.
Alice McCool
3.2.17
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This Yayoi Kusama/Louise Bourgeois Show Is Basically Like Going to Therapy

Sotheby's unites the two legendary female artists for the first time.
Alice McCool
2.15.17
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 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
10.6.16
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
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