Feature Artist: Nigerian Illustrator TBJ

Udegbunam Tochukwu Bernard Johnbosco , better known as TBJ is a Lagos-based graphic artist and illustrator. His creations often utilize intricate lines, patterns, and designs often found in ankara fabric. TBJ site’s contemporary Africa as his main source of inspiration and loves creating in the styles of mixed-media realism and  Afro-futurism/symbolism. In…
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Awesome Tapes from Africa: Music and Cover Art Inspiration

If you didn't already know, we thought we would tell you about Awesome Tapes from Africa. We hope to continue to catalogue amazing digital platforms like Awesome Tapes from Africa. Begun by music publicist Brian Shimkovitz in 2006, Awesome Tapes is an archive of rare African music cassette tapes that…
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Sam Vernon: Exploring Graphic Art and Drawing as a Technology

Sam Vernon earned her MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University in 2015 and her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2009. Her installations combine xeroxed drawings, photographs, paintings and sculptural components in an exploration of personal narrative and identity. She uses installation and performance to honor the past…
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