Category Archives: Tanzania

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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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Feature Artist: Tanzanian Sayuki Mtindiko

Sayuki Mtindiko (b. Ndana, Tanzania) immersed himself into art early in High School quitting Secondary school in order to pursue his work. He begun his career in 1981 until his death in 2011. Sayuki was heavily influenced by the Tinga Tinga movement in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania specifically by the Mashetani style created by … Continue Reading ››

My Mother’s Songs

Language: Swahili with English subtitles. My Mother’s Songs, is set in an African landscape that examines inter-generational trauma. The film depicts a collection of traumatic experiences through the eyes of several young women desperately trying to make sense of their existence. This theme is connected to Africa’s history of brutal colonialism, shattered dreams from … Continue Reading ››