January 27,2018

African Proverbs from Things Fall Apart

I recently read the book 'Things Fall Apart' by the celebrated late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. The book was first published in 1958 but has since

Vlisco campaign with ankara fabric
January 24,2018

The Origin of Ankara

  “An image of ‘African fabric’ isn’t necessarily authentically [and wholly] African” – Yinka Shonibare. African print, popularly known as Ankara, has gained popularity in the global fashion

Yinka Ilori recycled chairs
January 21,2018

Conversation: African Parables by Yinka Ilori

Yinka Ilori has received rising recognition for his work in furniture up-cycling under his Yinka Ilori brand. And rightly so. He approaches his art in a

African photography of black woman with afro hair
January 20,2018

Black is beautiful

With these new beginning for Muse Origins, we thought we should relaunch the posts with a reminder that Black is Beautiful. And there is no better