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Vintage Inspiration from Philip Kwame Apagya

Some inspiration from Philip Kwame Apagya a renowned Ghanaian photographer famous for his elaborate studio portraits set against colorful painted backdrops. philip kwame apagya’s formal portraits in front of commissioned…..

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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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North African inspired artwork by Meryem Meg

Meryem Meg is a 24 year old Algerian / Bulgarian creative. Meg’s  inspiration stems from a love for North African geometry and organic forms of mark making merged with the Urban…..

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Human Encounters: Portrait Series

Nigerian photographer Kadara Enyeasi talks to us about his project Human Encounters. Human Encounters is a photo series that began early 2011. With this, I try to examine the human…..

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Pointilism by Beth Kimwele

Beth Kimwele is a Kenyan artists that works mostly in oil and canvas. She graduated from Kenyatta University in 1989 where she specialized in graphics and paintings and developed her…..

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Kuchus in Uganda: Double Lives

This photo essay by Daniella Zalcman portrays the dangerous lives of the LGBT community in Uganda. These double-exposure portraits feature some of the most visible members of the LGBT rights…..

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Past Perfect: Exploring Museums of Egypt

Photo series by photographer Jason Larkin explores spaces that preserve the past in Egypt. This series focuses on the museums of Egypt and the different styles used in curating and…..

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Interview with Photojournalist Glenna Gordon

Glenna Gordon is a documentary photographer that has been blogging and shooting in West Africa for a number of years. Gordon also trains photojournalists in Africa and we have been…..

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Please Don’t Smile

Photo series by Malte Wandel through his nine month stay in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo. In the series “PLEASE DON´T SMILE”, Malte Wandel successfully captures moments of the present…..

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Feature Artist: Tanzanian Sayuki Mtindiko

Sayuki Mtindiko (b. Ndana, Tanzania) immersed himself into art early in High School quitting Secondary school in order to pursue his work. He begun his career in 1981 until his…..

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In the Land of Niger

In this photo essay by Joe Penney, he examines the implications of Uranium rich Niger. The photo essay depicts the daily lives of its citizens who are one of the…..

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Nigerian artist Segun Aiyesun

“Art has no bounds. If you control it, it dissipates and is lost, ’cause it wants to be free, it wants to flow and change and grow and reproduce like…..

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Colonial Bastard Typeface

A graphic design project by Zimbabwean born illustrator and graphic designer Osmond Tshuma. The Colonial Bastard Rhodes typeface is a post-colonial critique of both Cecil John Rhodes and the impact…..

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On Race: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

“Race is something that I can completely manipulate, or reinvent, or use as I want to. Also, they’re all black because…I’m not white….People are tempted to politicize the fact that…..