Photography

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 …

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 …

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).…

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 …

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 …

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 …

Rose Blasse

Photographer, Eric Nehr, has used art to say a million words about the plight of Albinos, specifically in Cameroon and Panama. He was inspired by the marginalization, and in fact danger, that Albinos face in these countries in particular. …

Rise

Sometimes, you see a photographic work that you can’t help but stare at for precious minutes as you’re captivated by the lighting and subjects. These images by RISE Design Studio had me staring. Via African Digital Art…

Chukadu: Through Abby Ross’ Lens

A Chukadu is probably the eastern Congo equivalent of the Nigerian wheelbarrow. The Chukadu is a wooden bicycle usually used to transport goods and people and made to combate the rolling hills of the Congo. I find it interesting that …

Memories of Niger

These beautiful images are from Italian photographer Alessandro Vannucci, taken during his travel to Niger. I love the way he captures the desert – it looks so clean and pure. Along with his images, he shares a few facts …