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The Gaze on Agbogbloshie: The misrepresentation of West Africa as Dystopia

Not many of us think about digital waste but in the heart of Agbogloshie a suburb of Accra, Ghana we are faced with the consequences of electronic waste. The "Digital Dumping Ground" Agbogbloshe is the largest e-waste dump in the world. Photographer Heather Apyepong presents her latest photography project, " The Gaze of Agbogbloshie". Unlike most … Continue Reading ››
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African Digital Collage

Share, click, repost, send. These are the daily habits of thousands of African’s online. Digital culture has permeated into our daily lives, connecting us to regions, history and people that were otherwise inaccessible. This digital world is a playground for artists to not only experiment with digital technology but to investigate the spaces between the past … Continue Reading ››
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Algérie Retro-futur

Black and white photographs on the streets of Algeria, superimposed with devices.  Algérie Retro-futur is a retrospective look at the often tumultuous revolutions that occur in Algeria. The projects portrays the social, economic, and political changes seen from the streets. These photo manipulations are from the collaborations of two Algerian artists, Yaniss Ghanem and … Continue Reading ››
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Carbon Copy

Noncendo and Nonzuzo are twin sisters who are using photography to not only explore their love for photography but people's fascination with twins. The collaborative photo project Carbon Copy hopes to expose their similarities and nuance their individual artistic personalities. Their tumblr page is an exploration into their creative pairing. Check them … Continue Reading ››