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Feature Artist: Robin Rhode

Bio Robin Rhode (b. 1976, Cape Town, South Africa) was raised in Johannesburg and graduated from the South Africa School of Film, Television and Dramatic Arts, Johannesburg, in 2000. The Berlin-based…..

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IBM launches a Photo Contest for Africa

The Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa IBM is launching a Photo contest to celebrate the opening of their new research lab in Africa, in Nairobi (I should say it’s the only research…..

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Sid El Houari, Wahran

Take a look at editorial illustrations of Wahran, Algeria by illustrator Benali Amine. The illustrations portray the architecture and monuments of Wahran.  

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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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Feature Artist: Meleko Mokgosi

Bio Meleko Mokgosi (b. Francistown, Botswana) is an artist who works within an interdisciplinary framework to create large-scale project-based installations. By working with figurative (history) painting, cinematic tropes, psychoanalysis, and…..

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Olaf Hajek: Strange Flowers

Earlier this year Olaf Hajek presented his work Strange Flowers. Always some great art and illustration inspiration. Strange Flowers, Hajek’s most recent body of work is a hypnotic tangle of…..

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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…..

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The Adventures of Ada the Alien

Nigerian born Ruby Onyinyechi latest illustrations. For expatriates, straddling multiple cultural identities often presents a challenge. To authenticate my diaspora experience, I accept this space of neither here nor there,…..

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Things we lost in the flood

In 2012 Nigeria experienced unprecedented floods that affected more than 7.7 million people, 363 people were reported dead and more than 600,000 homes had been destroyed in over 32 states…..

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I’m 220

In this photo essay by Berta Banacloche, she chronicles the daily life of Nigerian immigrant to Trapani, Italy. Bancloche’s essay portrays the life of many immigrants that cross the sea from Libya…..

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THE FUTURE WEIRD: Supra-Planetary Sovereigns

This November, the Future Weird returns loaded with the retro tropes of science fiction to pay tribute to space-age prophets, musicians and messiahs. We start with John Akomfrah’s The Last…..

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Feature Artist: Florent Meng

Found via Another Africa, photographer Florent Meng roves around Africa seeking alternative images of Africa. Florent Meng (b. 1982, Paris) lives and works in Paris and Geneva, the later where…..

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Senegal Street Photography

Second installment of street photography by Anthony Kurtz. “In the summer of 2011, I volunteered with an organization in the U.S that sends high-school kids to Senegal to do community…..

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Collage art by Alexander Ikhide

Alexander Ikhide is an art student based in Bristol, UK working on his Art Direction, Fine Arts and Painting. His collages are a mixture of different mediums influenced by his…..