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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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Seydou Keïta: On the Art of Photography

It’s easy to take a photo, but what really made a difference was that I always knew how to find the right position, and I never was wrong. Their head…..

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On Photography: Juan Orrantia capturing Guinea-Bissau

In an Interview with Africa’s A Country, Photographer Juan Orrantia discusses his latest project Holding (on to) Amilcar, experiences in Guinea-Bissau, creative process and photojournalistic approach… I started out photographing…..

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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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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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Framed

Framed is a photo project by Francois Beaurain highlighting barber and other shops’ signs from Monrovia. Ignored in the West and not valued locally, these signs are, though, integral part…..

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Gorean Summer

Senegalese photographer Fabrice Monteiro documents summertime on the beaches of Gorée Island.  Gorée is one of the 19 districts of the city of Dakar, historically known for its history being part…..

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Blue Sky Over Dakar

A mixture of digital paintings and photographers by Nathalie Diserens The photos were taken during my field research in Dakar, Senegal. They focus on the tension that one feels as…..