Afrinova Art Basel

About Us

AFRINOVA is a creative community platform aimed at showcasing a new and authentic experience of art & design from Africa & the diaspora. 


We re-introduce the African creative culture as an innovative and timeless offering that fuses together various cultural, creative and design elements of the past, present and future.


Through our services and online content we invite people, brands and creatives alike to tap into the game-changing ingenuity that is driving Africa's contemporary creative culture today.


"I believe that the new narratives shared through contemporary art will help the world connect with Africa and its people in a new way "

Keabetswe Boccomino

South African Interculturalist & Founder of Afrinova

AFRINOVA Founder- Keabetswe Boccomino is a South African interculturalist and creative living in Basel Switzerland.


Her previous work as a researcher and writer in innovation motivated her to gain her Masters in Intercultural Communication at Universita della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland in 2019.

With a mission to Inform, Engage and Collaborate towards building a cross-cultural creative community, Keabetswe is using her passion to showcase the new narratives shared through contemporary African art.

Since its founding in April 2020, AFRINOVA represents emerging artists who have exhibited in various international platforms such as Turbine Art fair, Swiss ArtExpo and the Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan.
The new perspective offered by AFRINOVA has resulted in exciting collaborations with Swiss-based art institutions and spaces for curation and dialogue.

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