Gabon: Objects

The coffee table book, Gabon Tribal Art, showcases amazing art pieces, all of which are from Gabon. The book features more than 200 beautiful and original artistic artefacts of Gabon, photographed mostly from private collections around the world. Take a look at just a few of them below. What most fascinates artists and collectors about…

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Chad: Rock Art

The Ennedi Highland of Chad is one of the most inaccessible areas of the country, at least in recent times. There aren’t any more clear paths to the area, and if you do decide to brave the stormy Saharan desert, you would be in danger of attack from several Chadian rebels. But if you make…

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Central African Republic: Wings

Butterfly Wing art is a form of artwork where instead of using paint or pencil to draw, you use Butterfly wings. Yes, actual Butterfly wings. Two artists that have perfected this art are Paul Caparatta and Central African, Rosalie Yonaba Bernier. This special artwork originated from Central African Republic (CAR) since days past. I hear it stemmed…

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Conflict Resolution

The renowned activist and artist, Kudzani Chiurai, recently showed a collection of posters titled ‘Conflict Resolution’. The posters show, very powerfully, the issues of conflict and violence, as well as the methods people use to resolve said conflict and violence.  “The spaces within which conflict has been taking place vary to the extent of our…

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Ayo De Youpougon

Aya de Youpougon is a graphic series of 6 novels by Ivorian author, Marguerite Abouet. The novel is set in the town of Youpougon in the 1970s and chronicles the life of a young girl, Aya and her friends, family and neighbours. The story illustrates their daily lives in Youpougon (affectionately called Yop City), Cote…

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The African Woman

We first featured Raul Guerra for his beautiful Wrapped in Pride series. His representation of the African Woman is simply beautiful and we’re always looking forward to his next piece. His latest series, the African Woman, continues in the steed that Wrapped in Pride blazed. He illustrates beautiful portraits of African women in beautiful and…

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