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Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director
2 years ago

Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director

Since 1999, Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) has used visual arts as a platform to explore social and political issues facing the African diaspora. …
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Ruka:To braid/ to knit/ to weave
2 years ago

Ruka:To braid/ to knit/ to weave

Nontsikelelo Mutiti is a Zimbabwean-born artist and educator working across disciplines to produce work that occupies the forms of fine art, design, and social practice. Mutiti received a …
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Behind the Scenes with Afripedia
3 years ago

Behind the Scenes with Afripedia

New web series Afripedia is a new five-part documentary series by Sweden’s Stocktown Films that focuses on creatives in Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa. Ayiba’s Akinyi …
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Laughing out Loud with Daliso Chaponda
3 years ago

Laughing out Loud with Daliso Chaponda

Funnyman Daliso Chaponda is a man at ease in the world. A Malawian native currently based in the UK, Daliso has taken his talents across the seven seas (ok, maybe …
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Artist Spotlight: Omar Victor Diop’s “Project Diaspora”
3 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Omar Victor Diop’s “Project Diaspora”

Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop never fails to push conceptual boundaries. Fresh on the heels of his acclaimed photography series “Re-Mixing Hollywood,” which re-cast Africans in photographs …
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Young, Ambitious, and Motivated: An Interview with Afrikan Boy
3 years ago

Young, Ambitious, and Motivated: An Interview with Afrikan Boy

Afrikan Boy has been a fixture in the international music scene since he appeared in M.I.A.’s tracks “Hussel” and “Paper Planes.” Now, he stands poised for his moment …
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Kanja: The African King
3 years ago

Kanja: The African King

Kanja (aka the Afrikan King) is determined to make 2014 his year. While Nigerians and Ghanaians tend to dominate the African music charts, this UK-born Kenyan singer is …
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Snapshot: TJ Letsa
3 years ago

Snapshot: TJ Letsa

My name is TJ Letsa. I am twenty-six years old and currently live in Accra, Ghana. I began photography quite accidentally. I had a friend who was into wedding photography …
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An African City: Meet Cast Member Nana Mensah
3 years ago

An African City: Meet Cast Member Nana Mensah

The new web series An African City follows five beautiful African women, raised in the west, who return home to search for love in a continent quite different …
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Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo
3 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo

Laolu Senbanjo is a Nigerian visual artist, musician, and human rights lawyer who divides his time between New York and his home country. He started drawing as …
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