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Alison Nicholls shares tips for sketching hunting cheetahs.

Art with a magical touch in the heart of the African bush

In today’s interview it’s a real pleasure to introduce you to Raphaelle Gasse, Marketing Manager at Tribal Textiles. Muli bwanji Raphaelle, thanks for your time! 🙂 In a few words [...]

Inema: the vanguard of creative expression of Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda is not a place that would immediately conjure notions of conceptual and modern art for most people. The opposite, in fact, may be true, because so much of [...]

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The Lagos Photo Festival: A deeper exploration of African truths

In a striking departure from the gloomy photojournalism often associated with Africa, the Lagos Photo Festival that opened in Lagos on October 24th looks to challenge these exhausted narratives. Now [...]

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Empowering the children of DR Congo through photography

Snap Foundation was formed through the idea that photography can be used to empower disadvantaged children around the world. This summer, they developed a trial programme in the Democratic Republic [...]

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Saving the ancient beats – the Afro-futuristic music of Gato Preto

We still wish we knew Portuguese so we could rap to the hot numbers that Gato Preto deliver over and over again. Their Afro-futuristic sound – a mix of Kuduro, [...]

African Art
Dazzling diversity of West Africa exhibited at the British Library

Word, Symbol and Song, a new exhibition at the British Library sensitively weaves its way through West African history, exhibiting its rich and vibrant culture in all its glory whilst [...]

Addis Ababa rooftop gives birth to Africa’s first 360° music video

On a sun-scorched rooftop in Addis Addaba, a stone’s throw away from Ethiopia’s National Theatre, Africa’s first ever 360° music video has been created.

Post African Futures collaborators discuss Afrofuturism, silicon savannah and the digital age

As the scarcely believable interconnectivity of humanity enabled by the Internet, smartphones and social media weaves itself ever tighter it is undeniable that, as a species, we are beginning to forge a [...]