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Discovering Photography: Chadian photographer Abdoulaye Barry

Pêcheurs de nuit (Night Fishermen) series taken on Lake Chad
I was fascinated by photography from a very early age. As a child, I was struck by the mystery behind the reproduction of images. My friends from my neighbourhood and I used to go to the “Normandie”, “Vog” or “Rio” cinemas to collect the worn-out and … Continue Reading ››
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African Metropolis: Six Stories from Six African Cities

May 2014 will see the launch of African Metropolis at cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The compilation of six short fiction films, set in six major African cities, tells urban tales about life in African metropolises. Screenings start on 9 May at The Bioscope in Johannesburg and on 30 May at Labia Theatre in Cape Town. African … Continue Reading ››
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The Untold Renaissance: Textiles, Art and Reimagining the Past

The Untold Renaissance. This collection pays homage to 18th century textiles and tapestries while exploring the absence of persons of color in Medieval and Renaissance-era European art. Borrowing from the sampling method employed in hip hop culture, each reinvented piece tells an original narrative from the perspective of Africans who have been placed in an … Continue Reading ››
©Daniel Naudé, Group of Ankole cattle. Kiruhura district, Western Region, Uganda, 2012

Sightings of the Sacred Cattle: Daniel Naudé

South African photographer Daniel Naudé examines the relationship that cattles have in societies in Uganda and Madagascar. Current Exhibition at the Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, 10 April -24 May 2014. The gallery is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm

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The Henry Tayali Art Centre

The Henry Tayali Art Gallery was named as a tribute to late artist Henry Tayali, who died in Germany in 1987.

The Henry Tayali Visual Arts Center is located on Lion Lane, Showgrounds, Lusaka. Opened in 1995 the Cenre composes of the Visual Arts Council as well as the Henry Tayali Art Gallery.

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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.