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Sho’t Left: Celebrating South African Occupations

South African illustrator Karabo Poppy Molestane was inspired by the working people of Pretoria. She created a Zine that showcased the working life of many people in South Africa.
I took a trip to Church Square (Pretoria Central Business District) and interviewed people I met about their occupation and the tools they use. I came across a … Continue Reading ››
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We The People of the Diaspora-Black Culture Exploration

We the People of the Diaspora-Black Culture Exploration is a fashion illustration series by Jamilla Okubo. Okubo is a textile design artist influenced from her Kenyan and Trinidadian culture. Okubo is heavily influenced by African fabrics that are seen in her artwork.
Just like quilts, I feel like I can use textiles (designing patterns) to tell stories … Continue Reading ››