Pagans

In this series, Jim Chuchu imagines what African deities, in the past or future, look like. He imagines their rites and rituals, and represents them in through these beautiful images. Via African Digital Art

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Gerald Machona

Gerald Machona is a Zimbabwean born artist that is quickly making a name for himself in Southern Africa. He is known for extensively using decommissioned Zimbabwean currency in his artwork. His photographs below are no different. Gerald is seen as an artist with great potential, and I’m looking forward to seeing more work with currency.…

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Hair Stories by Nakeya Brown

Nakeya Brown‘s photography of African hair has always been beautiful. She’s got a minimalist style and coloring that drags you in and makes you stare at the image as you get her message. This new photography is about hair rituals – from combing, sealing, and even washing your weave-ons. I bet this is an interesting…

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The Nomadic Photographer

Emmanuel Afolabi is a street photographer based in New York. I especially love his work because he captures the simplest moments and make them seem special, from people walking the streets, to a lady making a cup of tea! Emmanuel collaborates with other artists, be they in fashion, music, poetry, to create his photographic series.…

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The Mosquito Net Series

Photographer, Harandane Dicko, brings us an ingenious photographic series, simply and aptly called The Mosquito Net. In areas of Africa where malaria is common, mosquito nets have literarily been saving lives. Harandane uses this simple but powerful tool to artistically depict the ‘fragility of life’. The series is shot in black and white, which makes…

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Tao Photography

The beauty of tumblr.com is that there is so much to discover, like ace photographer Sarahย Marie. ย Marie’s urban images catch your eye immediately, even in the midst of other photographs. Her tagline is African Stories through African Eyes, and each image truly does give a bit of her story. Some images are below. See more…

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