" What does being African mean to today’s artists? How does their heritage and identity shape their work? Should art even be defined in this way and do artists accept being labelled or categorized? " A new series, African Masters, explores the world of African artists around the globe through a series of interviews … Continue Reading ››
"You've got to be a bit utopian to be an artist because it is not a very realistic occupation. The thought of being an artist in itself I think is a utopian idea because I don't really make anything usefull and I think that in of itself is an illustration of my disposition."Continue Reading ››
Photo Essay by Cristina de Middel Spanish photographer who dazzled us with her Afronauts project, a photography series inspired by the Zambian space program.
In the 1960s, a five year old Nigerian child’s village was attacked by soldiers. His mother had left him home alone and he had to run away, escaping the bombs … Continue Reading ››
So much goodness this month in Lagos, Nigeria where the LagosPhoto Foundation kicked of its month long celebration of African creativity and photography. This year marks the fifth aniversary of the Lagos photography festival featuring artists and outdoor installations from around the continent. … Continue Reading ››