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Gambia

Gambia, Painting/Matte Painting, Posts, South Africa

Wide Open Walls: Art in public spaces in Gambia

Wide Open Walls begins a great conversation for public art especially within the continent. When Mary Sibande’s work was showcased in Johannesburg last year on tall canvases hanging over buildings, walls and on bill-boards, it gave the opportunity to give a larger audience viewing to work that they would normally have to go to a gallery or museum to see.

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Gambia, Photography, Posts, Senegal, Western Africa

Senegalese Wrestling

Senegalese Wrestling has a long tradition in parts of Senegal and The Gambia. Wrestling is so popular in these parts of Africa that it may be considered as a national sport. Each wrestler, M’burr partakes in this sport to prove their manliness, build pride for their villages and demonstrate their discipline.

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