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Fatoumata Diabaté

Bio Fatoumata Diabaté (b. 1980) is a photographer born in Bamako, Mali, where she currently lives and works. She studied at the Centre de Formation en Photographie (CFP) in Mali, and now works simultaneously on assignments for arts institutions, major organisations such as World Press Photo, and on her own serial photographic projects…
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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…
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KRONK & NIKE [Video]

found via 10and5 Kronk is a prolific South African illustrator, designer and digital artist. His latest project is a NIKE campaign headed by South African agency Trigger. The essence of the campaign is to Bleed Your Colours – we see the country literally bleeding its colours together with a chaotic…
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Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu is an African artist renowned for her haunting and dramatic female figures. An artist from Nairobi, Kenya, Mutu creates painted and collaged images of the female body offering a commentary on feminist and racial issues such as the history of women's representation, cultural migration, global identity, colonial legacies,…
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