Wednesday 19th June 2019

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Spotlight on Kibera
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Spotlight on Kibera

“Kibera’s artists show there is more to their home than what is supposed to form the “slum menu: poverty, poor education, violence… Kibera is also about solidarity, strength, generosity, adaptability, beauty, perseverance, and a lot of laughing. Sanaa ni kioo cha jamii Art is the reflection of the community People use crafts, poetry, music, painting,…

Photography Blogger of the Year 2017
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Photography Blogger of the Year 2017

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) is a community association of Kenyan bloggers and content creators that promotes online content creation & free expression in Kenya. BAKE connects blogs in Kenya from all areas of interest and expertise. BAKE was formed in 2011 after a series of discussions concerning content creation and consumption of online…

Kenyans on instagram
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Kenyans on instagram

Kenyans on instagram With over 25,000 followers and over 250k images tagged, #igKenya is the Instagrammers community in Kenya, promoting Kenya, events of note and instagrammers to follow. In this issue’s focus on Kenya, we would be remiss not to cover the Instagrammers community in Kenya!                   To…

Ghana Photography
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Ghana Photography

With a formidable and engaged Instagram following of 88K, GH Photography is the preeminent leading light for photographers on the Continent. In celebration of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary (In 1957 Ghana became the first African country to gain independence) and in recognition of the lead they have taken in crafting photography, this publication showcases some…

Ahmad El Abi and his Yellow Rubber Duckie project
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Ahmad El Abi and his Yellow Rubber Duckie project

When Ahmed El Abi emerged onto what we now refer to as the Instascene, he did so with an army of yellow rubber duckies at his back, which soon became an intrinsically bound element of his online persona, rapidly launching him into the online stratosphere as one of this generation’s newly coined “Instagram influencers.” In…

Performa showcases rising stars of African Photography
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Performa showcases rising stars of African Photography

Since its inception, Performa has been a leader in commissioning artists whose work has collectively shaped a new chapter in the multi-century legacy of visual artists working in live performance. Founded by art historian and curator RoseLee Goldberg in 2004, the organization is dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history…

Allan Gichigi
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Allan Gichigi

Allan Gichigi featured in our #4 issue, being a runner-up winner in the very prestigious 2016 SONY National Awards category. Allan is a guy with a camera, with a curious eye for storytelling about everyday human interaction, and capturing the beauty of humanity and nature around us. An independent filmmaker and photographer based in Nairobi,…

MY AFRICA passing away…
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MY AFRICA passing away…

From the beginning, this publication has had a singular focus on Africa and dedicated the first issues to documenting the history of photography on the African Continent and its journey to the present day (see past issues for the serialized historical journey). In our chronicles we became painfully aware that our beloved mother Africa is…

Pregnancy the New Vogue in Fashion Photography
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Pregnancy the New Vogue in Fashion Photography

Photography: Teddy Mitchener Photography of the pregnant forms came screaming and screeching on the world stage with the shooting of the Demi Moore Vanity Fair Cover August 1991. The photograph taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz of Demi, seven months pregnant and wearing nothing but covering her body with her arms and hands is one…

David Beatty, from London to Nairobi
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David Beatty, from London to Nairobi

The magazine had a sit down with David Beatty, to glean insights on how the fashion scene in Nairobi was birthed and the rise of the fashion photographer. {Photography: Courtesy, Teddy Mitchener} Fashion in this region, especially Kenya has come such a long way and has been a transformation well worth watching. I was born…

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