Spirit Robot: Chale Wote Street Art Festival

The sixth edition of the Chale Wote Street Art Festival takes place August 15 – 21, 2016, with the participation of more than 200 Ghana-based artists and international artists from ten (10) countries. SPIRIT ROBOT, the theme for this year’s festival, embraces a power rooted in humanity. It refers to…
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Portraits by Zohra Opoku

Bio Zohra Opoku  is an Accra-based versatile artist whose work employs media including installations, photography and video to explore the sophistication of textile cultures in disparate spaces targeting fashion’s political and psychological role and socio-cultural dynamics in relation to African history and individualistic or societal identities. This experience enroots her…
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Chimurenga’s Chronic: Reform and Revolution: Destruction of the University

Submitted to us by Chimurenga In the fall of 2015, universities across South Africa were engulfed by fires ignited by students’ discontent with the racial discrimination and colonialism that still defines the country's institutes of higher education. The protests broadcast on televisions around the world were neither without precedent nor…
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Ghana’s Drone Scrap Program 2054

Hello Futurist, you will be pleased to discover  the photographic essay “The Drone Scrap Program”. In response to the current socio-political climate in Ghana, The Drone Scrap Programme is a “futurist manifestation of Ghana’s socio-economic and socio-political future”.  So let us set our clocks forward to 2054…   Current Year:…
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Afripedia: Africa’s contemporary culture scene

Our friends at Stocktown recently launched a brand new project that we are ecstatic about. Roving throughout the continent this series hopes to captures Africa's full range of cultural and artistic scenes. Afripedia is an on-going documentary-project covering Africa’s contemporary culture scene. It covers the most significant and prominent creators…
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Last Kings of Africa

Alfred Weidinger search for the last surviving monarchs of Africa's grandest kingdoms, from Nigeria to Ghana, Zambia to Cameroon — and from the Ivory Coast to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Even today there are close to 200 tribal kings in Africa, vestiges of a former age – their ancient…
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