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Last Kings of Africa

Alfred Weidinger search for the last surviving monarchs of Africa’s grandest kingdoms, from Nigeria to Ghana, Zambia to Cameroon — and from the Ivory Coast to the Democratic Republic of…..

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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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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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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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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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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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Signatures: Gyimah Gariba

In the very first episode of “SIGNATURES”, animator and illustrator Gyimah Gariba speaks on his early influences, inspirations and aspirations. Having recently earned his Bachelor’s degree in Animation from Sheridan…..

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Invitations for Asante-hene Coronation

Invitations fit for a King designed by designer Katherine Marie. These are invitations mailer for the historic coronation ceremony among the Asante in Ghana.

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Kwaku Ananse

Short film by Ghanaian American filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu. Synopsis “Kwaku Ananse” is an intensely personal project which draws upon the rich mythology of Ghana. The short film combines semi-autobiographical elements…..

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Boneshaker

written and directed by Frances Bodomo 12 min / Super16mm / Colour Boneshaker follows a Ghanaian immigrant family taking a road trip to a Pentecostal church in Louisiana to cure…..

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Voodoo in West Africa

Photographer Anthony Pappone captures the religion of voodoo in West Africa. This religion in ancient traditions, the voodoo is the official religion of Benin.The voodoo means spirit or deity was…..

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Google Doodles on African Countries

This mornings Google doodle got me thinking about more doodles on Africa. There aren’t too many out there – but here are the selected favorites : Howard Carter 110th Anniversary…..