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The Mozilla Foundation to fund art projects exploring surveillance and hacking

Weeks after the launch of Firefox Quantum — the single most important update to the web browser since its launch in 2004 — the Mozilla Foundation has announced that it will award creative grants ranging from $10,000 to $35,000 to artists, media producers and storytellers tackling the issues of


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1:54 announces 17 exhibitors for inaugural Marrakesh edition

The fair — whose first Marrakesh iteration will take place on February 24 and 25, 2018, after two preview days on February 22 and 23 — has announced the list of exhibitors for its inaugural edition on the African continent.


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Works by women artists sell for almost half at auction compared to men’s

What else is new? According to a study published by the University of Luxembourg, artworks by women sell for almost half the price (47.6% to be exact) compared to men’s at auction.


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Artistes 14-12-2017

Artist Kamel Yahiaoui on Africa, slavery and love

As part of the Contemporary African Art sale organized by Cornette de Saint Cyr in Paris on December 14, artist Kamel Yahiaoui is presenting the work Once Upon a Time on Île de Gorée. Half of the profits from the sale will be given to the Île de Gorée museum, a memorial to the Atlantic slave trade. H A P P E N I N G met with the artist ahead of the sale.


Artistes 13-12-2017

The most talented art prize winners of 2017

Every year, a plethora of art prizes are given out, recognizing an artist’s career or supporting younger creators through their often generous endowments. They also allow us to discover new talents, who are given a chance to show in some of the world’s leading institutions. We’ve rounded up our favorite art prize winners of 2017.


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