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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 ››
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Pioneer Mozambique artist Valente Malangatana

"much more than a creator, much more than an artist- [Valente Malangatana is ] someone who demonstrates that there is a universal language, the language of art, which allows us to communicate a message of peace, of refusal of war."

-  UNESCO's Director-General Federico Mayor

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On Street Photography: Barry Christianson

  "What I love about photography is that once you get behind the lens of a camera the world becomes very different. Mundane, boring streets become interesting. Sometimes beautiful but at least interesting. And then there’s the part where you get to translate what you see into a picture."

- Barry Christianson Photographer

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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 ››