24.06.17

Salif Keita on tour

Malian composer and musician Salif Keita at the International Festival Cervantino, 2015 © ProtoplasmaKid / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 4.0

Malian composer and musician Salif Keita at the International Festival Cervantino, 2015 © ProtoplasmaKid / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 4.0

Accompanied by a player of nora, a player of n’goni and two chorus singers, Salif Keita starts his Acoustic Tour with a repertoire sweeping over some thirty years.

After exploring different musical styles (Malian, Cuban and Zairian influences), the artist has decided to return to a more intimate and acoustic formula. A return to his roots. (more…)

10.06.17

Otobong Nkanga wins the BelgianArtPrize

Otobang Nkanga, Steel to Rust - Resistance

Otobang Nkanga, Steel to Rust – Resistance © BOZAR

Organized every two years in close collaboration with the Palais des Beaux-Arts, BelgianArtPrize encourages confirmed talents (Belgian or artists residing in Belgium) by offering them a prize and international visibility. This prize – the most important and oldest in Belgium – was awarded to Otobang Nkanga (1974, Kano / Nigeria). (more…)

21.05.17

Changing Africa’s narratives through arts & design

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If you are in Brussels on Monday 22nd, please come join us to the Dinner-Debate organized to celebrate the Africa Communication Week.
Tapiwa Matsinde, from Atelier Fifty-Five, a regular MOYI contributor, is the guest speaker.
Ntumba BIAYI, from MOYI, will also share our magazine’s views about changing the narratives about Africa.

The dinner is organized by Muntu World.

We can’t wait to meet you there!

16.02.17

New York through its artists

Artist Nicholle Kobi at home in New York

Artist Nicholle Kobi at home in New York

There is a connection between the artist and the place where she or he decides to create. Nowhere is that more true than New York. (more…)

A cooking class in Marrakech (+ recipe)

Dada Ayada, our instructor at La Maison Arabe.

Dada Ayada, our instructor at La Maison Arabe.

A cooking workshop taught by a genuine dada: that was MOYI’s unforgettable culinary experience at the magnificent La Maison Arabe hotel, in the heart of the Medina of Marrakesh.
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27.12.16

Christmas dinner in the kitchen with chef Rashad Frazier

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Dinner is ready! Merry Christmas.

Chef Rashad Frazier shares his favorite family dishes for a soulful holiday meal. (more…)

17.12.16

The Dress An Interview With Fashion Designer Reuben Reuel

Fashion designer Reuben Reuel, from DEMESTIK (Copyright: DEMESTIK)

Fashion designer Reuben Reuel, from DEMESTIK (Copyright: DEMESTIK)

Launching a new magazine is a labor of love. There are so many details that go into creating the perfect inaugural issue. The first issue conveys what readers can expect from your publication going forward. For us, it was crucial to get our first cover exactly right. Featuring New York interior designer Dani Arps, we had the perfect cover girl, but we also needed the right look. That’s where fashion designer Reuben Reuel came into the picture. The designer for a celebrity clientele, including Beyonce, Jill Scott, and Andra Day, Reuel designed the perfect piece for our cover girl that had people asking, where can I get that dress? (more…)

16.12.16

Behind The Cover Meet covergirl Dani Arps

Our very first cover girl, interior designer Dani Arps

Our very first cover girl, interior designer Dani Arps

It was our honor to have New York-based interior designer, Dani Arps grace our very first issue of MOYI Magazine. Arps, a creative who has carved a special niche for herself, designing startups, has a beautiful home and exuberant style that we were excited to introduce to our readers. Our tour of her Harlem apartment gave a glimpse of this designer’s signature style, but there is always more to the people featured in an article than meets the eye. (more…)

13.11.16

MOYI is available near you Check our list of stockists to find the closest retailer

 

WHSmith Paris

WHSmith Paris

We feel very blessed.

Our first issue has now been available for a month and a half, and you have either been sending us messages from different places in the world, to let us know how you enjoyed your reading experience, or asking us where you could buy an issue.

To find a stockist near you, you can just click on the link that you can find on the right side of the website, below the picture of the latest issue.

Thank you so much to all of you, for your amazing support and encouragement.

14.10.16

Welcome to the unique world of MOYI Lights on afro lifestyle

Have a wonderful week-end!