Photography
Ojeikere, A Compelling Monograph on a Photographic Legend

Ojeikere, A Compelling Monograph on a Photographic Legend

J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s iconic black and white images chronicle more than six decades of societal, historic and cultural shifts across Nigeria. His hip studio portraits document west African flair. Images of architectural landscapes…

Photographs in Between Place and Memory

Photographs in Between Place and Memory

Reviewing a monograph on Ugandan photographer Deo Kyakulagira’s archives Image from the book Ebifananyi I: The Photographer: Deo Kyakulagira   Photographs often testify in the court of the real. In this case, the…

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Leonce Raphael Agbodjélou | Demoiselles de Porto-Novo

Existing within the faded walls of a family home at the centre of one city’s complex history, these are the Demoiselles de Porto Novo. © Leonce Raphael Agbodjélou. Untitled from the series Demoiselles…

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Berlin to Bulawayo: In Conversation with South African artist Thabiso Sekgala

© Thabiso Sekgala. Jane Nkuna, Londing (Kwandebele) 2010. Courtesy the artist & The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg and Cape Town.   I first met Thabiso Sekgala in June 2013 at The Walther Collection in…

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POPCAP ’14 Contemporary Photography from Africa Prize Winners Announced

© Patrick Willocq. Walé Asongwaka Takes Off. From I am Walé Respect Me, 2013.   It’s official, POPCAP’14 announces the 5 winners for this years edition of the Piclet.org Prize for Contemporary African…

Antoine Schneck | Profiles of Mali

Antoine Schneck | Profiles of Mali

Headwear the world over is a meeting of protection from the environment and a manner of accessorising. These Malian models, as captured by French photographer Antoine Schneck, blur the line in their own…

Discussing Aesthetics in The Trans-African Project – Invisible Borders

Discussing Aesthetics in The Trans-African Project – Invisible Borders

In 2009, a group of artists gathered with one idea – to promote movement and Trans-border exchange in Africa. With four editions completed, many miles logged, and countless social interventions encountered and documented,…

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Antoine Schneck | A Hyper-reality of Burkinabé Portraiture

French photographer Antoine Schneck stands tall in the flooded world of portraiture with his use of incredibly detailed imagery on vacant black backgrounds. Voluntary models from Burkina Faso are presented in an alternative…

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