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Framed

A new documentary film that examines the western fascination with "saving" Africa, through the lens of image-making and activism. Support the project on Kickstarter.
  What's behind the West's fascination with "saving" Africa? FRAMED investigates the images and myths that cast a continent as a victim 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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On Cowhide, Feminity and Vulnereability: Nandipha Mntambo


My intention is to explore the physical and tactile properties of hide and aspects of control that allow or prevent me from manipulating this material in the context of the female body and contemporary art. I have used cowhide as a means to subvert expected associations with corporeal presence, femininity, sexuality and vulnerability. … 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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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.