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My Article on Black Lives in Germany Published by The Root

This week an article based on my reporting on Afro-Germans was published in The Root, America’s leading African American news [...]

Listen Up!

I’m excited to announce that an audio artwork I’ve created has been featured on Earlid! It’s an online gallery of evolving exhibits of sound art. I’m one of ten artists selected for their second Liminal Sounds exhibition and I hope you’ll take a listen.

Growing up I always listened to the radio as I fell asleep. [...]

Past to Present

One of the problems I have is keeping in perspective everything I’ve accomplished in a year when all I can think about is what I did not get done that I wanted to. So it’s good to take a moment to remember what I actually did last [...]

Hearing Black Lives

If missed my three part series about the experiences of people of African descent in Germany and Poland you can now listen to all three [...]

Poland For Poles

Tonight the third and final radio documentary piece, this time focusing on the lives and experiences of people of African descent in Poland airs at 7:05pm Eastern time on

“The system didn’t support racism officially but the wave… after the fall of this system… people felt free… there are this group of people that [...]

The Lives of Black Folks

You might have noticed a decrease in posts over the past few months. That’s because this summer I spent several weeks working on a series of radio documentaries about the history and experiences of people in color in Germany and Poland thanks to a Holbrooke Fellowship from the International Center for Journalists.

Today the first of [...]

The Great Debate

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for our exciting discussion up at Fort Dunree!

You can listen to what went on below.

Let’s hear what you have to say!

Let’s Talk About Europe!

Join me up at Fort Dunree on Saturday for a panel discussion about the future of Europe and Ireland’s place in it.

“MEP Marian Harkin and Artlink’s Declan Sheehan. Damian Dowds, editor of the Inishowen Independent, will moderate the discussion.”

For me art is the starting point for this important discussion and this is an opportunity for those [...]

The Europeans in Ireland!

If you happen to be in Ireland take a trip up to Fort Dunree in Donegal and see my latest exhibition!

The opening evening was a great success! Thanks to everyone who came out and for those who are still planning on making the trip up.

And They Called Themselves The Europeans

I know most of you couldn’t make it to Switzerland to see my multimedia installation And They Called Themselves The Europeans. So I created a short video to give you a sense of what it was like.

And They Called Themselves The Europeans

The Long Haul

Switzerland was what I expected and the unexpected…

Moving forward, Uster, Switzerland

Which is what I find life like in general.

Stahl Wood and Metalworking Factory, Zurich

Exhibition Reception Tonight!

I hope to see some of you at the reception for my installation in Uster, Switzerland tonight starting at 19:00. Should be exciting!!!

Poststrasse 3-5 Uster 8610. The show is up until May 22nd so you have plenty of time to stop by even if you can’t make it tonight.

Bargin Bin History

Lost and found in Vienna

The New Normal

Haydar Zorlu reached the top in Germany as an actor but decided to move to Istanbul to pursue his creative freedom.

Haydar performs Faust in Istanbul.

“I was, and I am, part of two countries. In my case there is no difference and no border between both,” he says. Read his story on

Looking From Europe to Asia

Walking from here to there we look for each other and sometimes find ourselves.