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Stone Orgasms and the Female Body: Interview with Angolan Artist Keyezua

Keyezua is an Angolan born digital artist based at the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague. Her work investigates her curiosity towards topics on African culture, sex and religion. She experiments with a wide range of mediums and we discussed her latest project, Stone Orgasms addresses female genital mutilation and the female body.
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THE |NEST|: A Space for Young African Creatives

  Cape Town based creative company, Creative Nestlings launched a beta version of their new website and community dedicated for young African creatives The|NEST| . The new Creative Nestlings website will feature original content created for and by young creatives and the ability for young people to join the membership programme, The|NEST|.

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The Gaze on Agbogbloshie: The misrepresentation of West Africa as Dystopia

Not many of us think about digital waste but in the heart of Agbogloshie a suburb of Accra, Ghana we are faced with the consequences of electronic waste. The "Digital Dumping Ground" Agbogbloshe is the largest e-waste dump in the world. Photographer Heather Apyepong presents her latest photography project, " The Gaze of Agbogbloshie". Unlike most … Continue Reading ››
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African Digital Collage

Share, click, repost, send. These are the daily habits of thousands of African’s online. Digital culture has permeated into our daily lives, connecting us to regions, history and people that were otherwise inaccessible. This digital world is a playground for artists to not only experiment with digital technology but to investigate the spaces between the past … Continue Reading ››

African Digital Art Network was created and developed by Jepchumba. The term digital art is permeating through the web even though the precise definition is unclear. Digital art covers a wide range of artistic production; contemporary art, audio/visual production, animation, interactive projects, websites, short films, graphic art and design.