"My photographs examine the multiplicity of African –American hair through presenting it in various states whether braided, weaved, straightened, or natural. I am intrigued by its ability to communicate dual messages about a woman’s relationship to herself and to society at large. I often employ the female figure and … Continue Reading ››
Bamako is full of contrasts and contradictions. It’s a huge village. Tradition holds a very important place and the youth resolutely aspires to modernity. To me, visually speaking, Bamako is an open-air installation. I love its light, its river, its hills, its new tarmacked avenues that suddenly turn into little bumpy roads.... I use … Continue Reading ››
Commissioned work by South African freelance photographer Alexia Webster. This particular series is spellbounding in the way that it captures public spaces in Urban Africa. The series provokes the viewer to reinterpret architectural structures and you feel as though you are caught in between the present, past and future where the objects in the … Continue Reading ››
You don’t have to be a maths genius to work out that being an Emerging Creative at Design Indaba Expo will multiply your success in the industry. It’s all about numbers: exhibit your creations together with over 500 other designers all under one roof and, over four days, your work will be … Continue Reading ››
Photographer, Harandane Dicko, brings us an ingenious photographic series, simply and aptly called LA MOUSTIQUAIRE (The Mosquito Net).
In areas of Africa where malaria is common, mosquito nets have literarily been saving lives. Harandane uses this simple but powerful tool to artistically depict the ‘fragility of life’. The series is shot … Continue Reading ››
African Digital Art Network was created and developed by Jepchumba. The term digital art is permeating through the web even though the precise definition is unclear. Digital art covers a wide range of artistic production; contemporary art, audio/visual production, animation, interactive projects, websites, short films, graphic art and design.