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Meet Yadi

Yadi is an Algerian artist who recently released a new album The Blow. YADi gives us a new single that is a little bit edgy, a little bit fun, and definitely urban. I like the cinematography of it too – from the subtle flying smoke-bird and the shisha, to the…
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Daily Life in Algeria

Photo Essay by hieronymus evers of daily life in Algeria. Series of portraits and streetscenes taken in Algeria, february 2011. Ninety-one percent of the Algerian population lives along the Mediterranean coast on 12% of the country's total land mass. Forty-five percent of the population is urban, and urbanization continues, despite…
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Cinema in Sudan

Film screening part of the ongoing Film Africa Festival in London, November 1-11. SCREENING: SUN, 11 NOVEMBER 2012, 11:30AM VENUE: HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE Followed by a Q&A with Frédérique Cifuentes Frédérique Cifuentes’s first documentary film, Cinema in Sudan: Conversations with Gadalla Gubara, builds up a portrait of a great Sudanese film-maker,…
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Algerian Nightscapes

Night photographs of the mountainous southern Algeria region known as Assekrem by photographer Patrick Hamilton. Assekrem is a mountainous region in the southern Algerian Sahara. It's approximately 2 hours by car from Tamanrasset, the de facto capital and largest city in southern Algeria. I was part of a three-week trek…
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Google Doodles on African Countries

This mornings Google doodle got me thinking about more doodles on Africa. There aren't too many out there - but here are the selected favorites : Howard Carter 110th Anniversary of the Uganda Railway's Completion Ibn Battuta's 708th Birthday South Africa Freedom Day 2011 Morocco Independence Day 2011 East Africa…
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Infinito

Renowned Street artist M-E-S-A latest project can be seen in the deserts of Western Sahara. During his travels to a regugee camp with Saharawi families, he was inspired by the Saharawi peopple who have been living in exile for over 30 years.   “The Sahara, under hard conditions of life,…
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