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Francis Mpuya: Conglolese Contempary Artist

Francis Mampuya was born in 1967 in Kinshasa, DRC. He studied Fine Art and with two friends, he founded the group “libristes.” His artistic style features semi-figurative and abstract faces……

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On Filming Chad: Mahamat Saleh Haroun

“This view of the world, from this country where there aren’t film-makers, is very important… I make films in solidarity, and because I feel a responsibility to not leave this country…..

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Akinbode Akinbiyi: On Street Photography

My philosophy is that you are quickest on foot. This may sound contradictory. When you walk you move slowly through spaces and by so doing you see more. I have…..

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Interview with Ghanian illustrator Kiaski Donkor

“SIGNATURES” is a video series dedicated to promoting and encouraging Ghana’s local and international creatives. In this new episode of “SIGNATURES”, Jason Nicco-Annan interviews. UK-based illustrator Kiaski Donkor to talk…..

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Interview Sherin Guirguis

Egyptian born, US-raised artist Sherin Guirguis’ geometrically patterned paintings and sculptures reflect the Mashrabiya. She talks to Nosmot Gbadamosi about using it as a way to examine the interplay between…..

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Zerihun Seyoum: On painting Addis Ababa

In a recent interview on Project Inkblot, Ethiopian Zerihun Seyoum explains his artwork, life as a painter and inspiration.   I’m based in Addis Ababa, though my work could be…..

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On Painting: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

I give all I can, as I think seduction is very important. I love painting. I love the surface of it. I know how it makes me feel when I…..

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Moustapha Alassane: Father of African Animation

Moustapha Alassane is hailed as the father of African animation. Born in 1942 in N’Dougou Niger, Alassane is one of the first filmmakers in Africa contributing to African Cinema since…..

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Beatrice Wanjiku

Beatrice Wanjiku is a visual artist from Kenya. She is one of Kenya’s most upcoming contemporary artist. Recognized for her emotional paintings her work is appreciated worldwide. The paintings challenge…..

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Feature Artist: Meleko Mokgosi

Bio Meleko Mokgosi (b. Francistown, Botswana) is an artist who works within an interdisciplinary framework to create large-scale project-based installations. By working with figurative (history) painting, cinematic tropes, psychoanalysis, and…..

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The Art of Alexis Peskine

Alexis Peskine is a Parisien resident whose work is renowned for his work on race and identity issues in France. My art is just an elaborate response to my reflections…..

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Illustrator Laye Samb

We discovered the illustrations of Laye Samb. Samb is an illustrator, graphic artist and package designer from Dakar, Senegal. Take a look some of his great work below and check…..