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Gabon Space Elevator

Space Elevator//Gabon is a project by illustrator Némo Tral. The project is an experimentation in illustration and architecture. Tral imagines what it would be like to have a space elevator in the center of Gabon. We love these Afrofuturistic illustrations, we hope you enjoy them too.
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Window to Ghana & Africa

Nana Kofi Acquah has a keen eye into the 'Window to Ghana and Africa'. His stunning photography blog showcases his talent in capturing daily life in his home country Ghana as well as his travels throughout Africa. Acquah's photography simply allows you to jump in the sights and sounds of…
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Photographer J Quazi King

J. Quazi King is a Brooklyn based fashion and lifestyle photographer focusing on portraiture. An ex-IT professional then fashion stylist, Quazi had a childhood fascination with photography, which he only decided to explore just two years ago. Originally from Equatorial Guinea, his work has been described as beautifully haunting, being…
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Nomad Scapes

Anthropologist and photographer Christian Vium traveled to Islamic Republic of Mauritian to document the impact of climate change on nomadic life. In four decades, the capital city of Nouakchott, which was constructed ex-nihilo in 1957, exploded from 5,000 to 800,000 inhabitants, and urbanization rate unparallelled anywhere in the world. The…
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Afro Samurai film Hasaki Ya Suda

Heavily influenced by samurai films from film makers such as Akira Kurosawa, filmaker Cédric Ido produced a short award winning film, Hasaki Ya Suda (The Three Black Samurai) set in the future. Joining the trend of films and projects that explore AfroFuturism, the film is a great exploration of the mixing…
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930km African Odyssey

The 930km African Odyssey also known as A Short Walk in The Gambian Bush Photoseries is a rare look at the Gambian landscape. The first ever circumnavigation, by foot, of The Gambia, West Africa. Featuring award-winning photojournalist, Jason Florio, photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio, three Gambians, two donkeys and a cart!…
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Urban Africa

Urban Africa is a popular Flickr group that showcases growing urban life in various African cities. There is a tendency to portray African landscape as bare and the focus is primarily on wildlife. This group is a much needed breath of fresh air, showcasing the African metropolis - highlighting modern…
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Sembene!

Sembene! is an animated documentary about the life of Senegalese filmmaker and author Ousmane Sembène, directed by Jason Silverman This innovative documentary combines original and archival footage with animation to tell the story of the great Senegalese filmmaker/novelist Ousmane Sembène, who used storytelling as a means of political resistance and…
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Igbo Typography

We are pleased to feature the work of one of our community members, sugarbelly.. The Ndebe Project is an attempt to construct a writing scrip for an almost extinct Nigerian spoken language, Igbo. Be sure to visit the Ndebe Project Facebook page and blog for more information and for an…
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