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Project Diaspora: Historical Self Portraits by Omar Diop

Recently launched at the 1:54 Contemporary Art Fair, Omar Victor Diop latest work has been making rounds in the international art scene. His take on these series of self portraits is a unique exploration of his research into the history of migration of Africans, personality and love of football.
Identity and discovery–at both the collective … Continue Reading ››
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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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1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair

  1:54 is the African contemporary art event of the year. This year's 1:54 has been much talked about as a result of its extraordinary selection of 111 African artists. An event not to be missed. 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair will take place in London from 16 to 19 October 2014 (preview day: 15 October). Taking its … Continue Reading ››