Plying potential audiences with expansive vistas, mystery, exotic landscapes, and ancient holdovers are time worn formulas when presenting Africa to Western audiences.
Guinean-Swiss photographer Namsa Leuba deftly “merges” aesthetic traditions.
For our traveling readers , here are a list of Africa-related exhibitions and readings this summer taking place in a wide range of cities around the world.
Artists wanted to comment on the political struggles and religious undercurrents roughing up Tunisian society. Religious zealots, backed by the state, shut them down.
What’s the story with The Very Best’s video for the single “Kondaine,” where they teamed up with an American NGO and shot it in very rural Kenya.
Matheka, through his photographs, aims to instil in Kenyans, and eventually all Africans, pride in their cities and pride in their place within them.
Despite the lack of coverage linking two regions, the visual ties between these cultures are quite strong.