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Lost Wax Playing Cards inspired by the Benin Empire

Artist, Olutade Abidoye, gives us a doze of history with his Lost Wax playing cards. The pack of cards consists of 54 playing cards, each featuring beautiful illustrations of kings, queens and courtiers from 15th – 19th century Nigeria, particularly the Benin Empire. The Lost Wax is actually a difficult method of sculpting (using … Continue Reading ››
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Another Africa | Global African Art Exhibitions May 2014

Another Africa’s art exhibition picks this May around the globe from Abidjan, Berlin, Cape Town, Dakar, Kampala, Los Angeles, New York, and more contemporary Africana abounds.

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Event: The Power of Film to Transform Lives and Communities

Pidgin Perfect have teamed up with African film researcher Natalia Palombo, in an exciting collaboration with the British Council's Connect ZA project, and Creative Scotland to deliver the project, The Power of Film to Transform Lives and Communities: A Festival of African Storytelling, Film & Design, as part of World Design Capital 2014 in Cape Town this May.

From Johannesburg to Cape Town and even further afield … Continue Reading ››

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ABC of Xhosa Names Illustrated

Xhosa Names and Meanings in a series of animated ect by South African graphic designer and illustrator Thandiwe Tshabalala.
Way back, when apartheid was taking place in South Africa, parents used to give their kids English names so that white people wouldn’t have to struggle pronouncing African names. Most people born during the times of … Continue Reading ››