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Fair Trade Africa

Photographer Darran Rees, travels through Central and Eastern Africa capturing the lives of workers of Fair Trade organizations in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and DRC. “The motion portraits represent transience and…..

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The Henry Tayali Art Centre

The Henry Tayali Art Gallery was named as a tribute to late artist Henry Tayali, who died in Germany in 1987. The Henry Tayali Visual Arts Center is located on…..

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Un Homme Sans l’Occident

Un Homme Sans l’Occident 2002, ‘A man without the West’, is a french film directed by Raymond Depardon. Depardon is renowned for his photography and film making in the Sahara……

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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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Picha

Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo Picha, ‘image’, was established soon after the first edition of Picha Encounters in June 2008. Founded by Sammy Baloji and Patrick Mudekereza it was opened…..

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I Am Walé Respect Me

Patrick Willocq is a self taught photographer who lived and worked in  the Democratic Republic of  Congo for over 7 years. Willocq’s describes his latest art project I Am Walé Respect…..

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Kiripi Katembo

Congelese artist Kiripi Katembo begun his career as a painter before moving to what he is mostly known for, photography and film. In 2008 he created his first film with…..

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Richard Mosse: The Impossible Image

We have previously featured Richard Mosse and his photography work in the Congo. Here is more from him as he reveals the stories behind the making of his latest film, ‘The…..

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Afronauts on Ipad & iphone

Last year we featured a very popular project by Christina de Middel, Afronauts. We are pleased to announce their launch of the interactive iPhone and iPad app. Cristina De Middel…..

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The New African Photography

Premiering 22 April 2013 on Al Jazeera English on Artscape, The New African Photography looks at this fast-changing continent through the eyes of its most acute observers: its photographers. Few regions remain as photographically…..

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Butterfly Wing Art from CAR

Contribution by Muse Origins Butterfly Wing art is a form of artwork where instead of using paint or pencil to draw, you use Butterfly wings. Yes, actual Butterfly wings. Two…..

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Trip Infographics

Infographics by Jeff Tyser and Kerryn-lee Maggs. 7 countries. 150 days. 22 500 kms.