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The Purple Shall Govern: Mary Sibande Exhibition

Location: South African National Gallery Current Exhibition closes on January 15, 2014 Mary Sibande is celebrated for her practice in which she employs the human form as a vehicle – through…..

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African Pinups

Latest project by Cape Town’s Studio Muti. We created a series of 3 classic pinup posters with an African twist. The artworks were displayed at a group show featuring South…..

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Lines, Streets, and Riots

“There’s a strange kind of dance visitors to the Julie Mehretu show at London’s White Cube gallery take part in which is jolly fun to observe. At first they stand…..

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The General

Photo essay by Mary Beth Koeth. Around the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya, a 92-year-old man named Japhlet Thambu has a tea farm. I had the opportunity to visit his…..

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Egypt: Black and White Photography

We previously featured the photography of Francesco Catalano on his journey through Tigray, Ethiopia. This time Catalano travels through Egypt capturing landscapes and people of Egypt. Check out the rest…..

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Living Small: A Road Trip through Morocco

Tilt-shift photography is a popular and creative way where the camera is manipulated to make real sized objects or landscapes appear miniature in scale. Photographer Konstantinos Pappas on a road trip through…..

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Interview Sherin Guirguis

Egyptian born, US-raised artist Sherin Guirguis’ geometrically patterned paintings and sculptures reflect the Mashrabiya. She talks to Nosmot Gbadamosi about using it as a way to examine the interplay between…..

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African Creativity Roundup 2013

Happy New Year! This was a formidable year for creative projects from Africa and inspired by Africa. Here is a round up of some of our favorites. We hope to…..

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Zerihun Seyoum: On painting Addis Ababa

In a recent interview on Project Inkblot, Ethiopian Zerihun Seyoum explains his artwork, life as a painter and inspiration.   I’m based in Addis Ababa, though my work could be…..

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Creative Tribute to Madiba

Thousands of creatives around the world mourn and celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela. Hand of Africa Adrian Steirn James Abinibi Sindiso Nyoni Linsey Levendall Wessel Mathews Armando Mendoza Mpumi…..

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Bikonscious

From Johannesburg illustration studio Negritude Republic here is their latest project inspired by political activist Stephen Biko. Bikonscious Biko–Conscious Black–Conscious-Movement This Illustration explores the visionary of the 21th century Diverse…..

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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…..