Category Archives: Eastern Africa

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Fair Trade Africa

  Photographer Darran Rees, travels through Central and Eastern Africa capturing the lives of workers of Fair Trade organizations in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and DRC.

"The motion portraits represent transience and 'passing-by' as a metaphor for the lack of time usually afforded to this great continent and it's peoples."

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African Metropolis: Six Stories from Six African Cities

May 2014 will see the launch of African Metropolis at cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The compilation of six short fiction films, set in six major African cities, tells urban tales about life in African metropolises. Screenings start on 9 May at The Bioscope in Johannesburg and on 30 May at Labia Theatre in Cape Town. African … Continue Reading ››
©Daniel Naudé, Group of Ankole cattle. Kiruhura district, Western Region, Uganda, 2012

Sightings of the Sacred Cattle: Daniel Naudé

South African photographer Daniel Naudé examines the relationship that cattles have in societies in Uganda and Madagascar. Current Exhibition at the Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, 10 April -24 May 2014. The gallery is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm

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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 work in pointillism and abstract styles. The focus of her work mainly deals with the working lives and culture of women. pointilism4Continue Reading ››
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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 movement—people who are defiantly public about their sexual identities and determined not to go underground. Even so, I wanted to convey that even the most … Continue Reading ››