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Statues Also Die

I was fortunate enough in college to take an African Popular Culture class  and African film class where there was much discussion on the beginning of African film. This is…..

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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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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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Infro by Mehdi Sefrioui

Fashion photography project by Moroccan photographer Mehdi Sefrioui. Brooding eyes against pink woods a heady dream of black skin in fashion, of blacks on the runway. Which, along with 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…..