Monday 26th August 2019

Tag: African heritage

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,…

Old is Gold
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Old is Gold

In our 6th issue, we showcase the work of our brothers and sisters in Ghana, and in doing so, we present a brief history of this proud African nation. This publication continually reminds our readers that we must never forget our deep and rich history, and that we must always remember that we stand on…

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…

Our walk through Africa’s Photography history
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Our walk through Africa’s Photography history

In Our walk through Africa’s Photography History, we see that the earliest surviving photographs from Africa are mostly of Egyptian monuments. At this period exposures needed to be several minutes long, and almost all photographs were taken out of doors. The earliest surviving photograph of a black African is a daguerrotype of a female chief…