Category Archives: Western Africa

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This is What Hatred Did

  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 ››
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2014 Lagos Photo Festival

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. © Ade AdekolaContinue Reading ››
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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 in the cultural sphere, celebrating … Continue Reading ››
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François-Xavier Gbré: Bamako, Architecture, Photography and Change

Bamako is full of contrasts and contradictions. It’s a huge village. Tradition holds a very important place and the youth resolutely aspires to modernity. To me, visually speaking, Bamako is an open-air installation. I love its light, its river, its hills, its new tarmacked avenues that suddenly turn into little bumpy roads.... I use … Continue Reading ››