Category Archives: Photography

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Photography, Mosquito Nets and the Fragility of Life

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 ››
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Homeland: Nostalgia, Memory and Belonging

Photo essay by South African photographer Thabiso Sekgala
Homeland is the culmination of an exploration of memory, place and interrelated self-imaging. It is based on the former homelands; areas defined by the apartheid government in South Africa for the purposes of confining, defining and disempowering people. Sekgala is interested in the intricate residues of … Continue Reading ››
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Fair Trade Africa

  Photographer Darran Rees, travels through Central and Eastern Africa capturing the lives of workers of Fair Trade organizations in Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and DRC.

"The motion portraits represent transience and 'passing-by' as a metaphor for the lack of time usually afforded to this great continent and it's peoples."

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Last Kings of Africa

Alfred Weidinger search for the last surviving monarchs of Africa's grandest kingdoms, from Nigeria to Ghana, Zambia to Cameroon — and from the Ivory Coast to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Even today there are close to 200 tribal kings in Africa, vestiges of a former age – their ancient traditions preserved, their wisdom … Continue Reading ››