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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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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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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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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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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…..

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Joloff Branding & Identity

Designer Saana Hellsten rebranded an existing restaurant for a school assignment in New York that offers traditional Senegalese food. The branding of Joloff reflects the colorful culture and lifestyle of Senegal……

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Touba, Senegal: Timelapse Video

Timelapse video of Touba, Senegal by Senegalese photographer Moundor SENE. This project features the Grand Magal de Toube, a religious monument at the heart of the city.  

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ONOMOllywood: Recreating Hollywood

In case you missed it. One of our favorite projects from last year. ONOMOllywood is a collaborative project between Omar Victor Diop and Antoine Tempé. The project was commisioned by…..