Cape Verde: Colours

When you think of Africa, I bet you probably never think of this little island called Cape Verde. I know I never did, at least not until recently. It’s pretty easy to overlook the little island (which is actually a collection of 10 islands) unless you’re an adventurous tourist who loves to climb beautiful volcanic mountains.…

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Angola: Tribal Beauty

Photographer, Eric Lafforgue, is no stranger to the tribes and hinterlands of Africa. He started taking professional photographs not more than 7 years ago, but has already established himself as one of the few photographers that are inspired by African tribes. Many renowned travel magazines like National Geographic and Lonely Planet have featured his work extensively. Conclusion:…

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Dying to be Men

The Zimbabwean artist, Kudzani Chiurai, is well known for how he expresses his activism against corruption, tyranny and violence through his art. His first solo exhibition is titled ‘Dying to be Men’. The exhibition is aimed at ‘interrogating the visual legacy of political representation..by honing in on aspects of the image of the Black president…

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Kalahari 47°C

The Kalahari is a famous desert that spans Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Kalahari means ‘a waterless place’ seeing that the area has less than 7 inches of rain every year with a typical temperature of47°C. (I can’t even imagine). Photojournalist, Anton Crone, photographed the people who live within the Kalahari area. With no fancy…

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State of the Nation

Kudzanai Chiurai is an award winning Zimbabwean artist, well known for his use of art to describe and tackle the social and political issues that challenge his home country. His works are very good examples of how art can bring powerful messages to the world regarding issues that surround conflict and tyranny. He has been…

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Algerian Vistas

Patrick Hamilton is this talented photographer that I’ve started to love. His photographs of the Algerian landscape are simply breathtaking. It shows us how beautiful the deserts of Southern Algeria, as well as other Algerian vistas, are. Take a look at his three collections of Algeria. Dunology: “Some dunes of the Sahara in southern Algeria.”…

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Out of Africa

Africa has since been an inspiration in the world of fashion and photography. Many editorials have featured the golden deserts, dusty streets and wildernesses of Africa as backdrops to their editorials and fashion campaigns. The trend has even picked up speed lately and shows no signs of abating…yet. A common sight as well is one…

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