My Favourite Artists on Instagram

I love Instagram. I love its simply way that allows me to curate life’s moments – one image at a time. I also love it because it has become my favourite tool to discover new artists, trends and other things that interest me like interior design. Lately, I’ve been coming across some really interesting artistsContinue reading “My Favourite Artists on Instagram”

“Capturing Modern Africa” – Agility Africa 2017 Photo Competition

I just came across an exciting opportunity for photographers based across Africa. Agility are hosting a continent wide photo competition and are specifically searching for images that highlight “today’s vibrant, modern African reality”. Winners can win up to $4,000.00 in three categories: industry, technology and cities. For more details about how to enter this competitionContinue reading ““Capturing Modern Africa” – Agility Africa 2017 Photo Competition”

High Above with India Arie

I love the creative arts, especially performance theatre. I came across this amazing short film about a young girl who’s searching for healing in the wake of her grandmother’s passing. After her mother throws away show tickets, she decides to attend a Dance Theatre of Harlem performance. The young girl watches in awe as the Black ballerinasContinue reading “High Above with India Arie”

BeBeautifulla…

I find beauty everywhere, but its on Instagram that I find the beauty as seen by others – and I love experiencing the lives of others by what they visually put on their Instagram feeds. One of my favourite pages is @BeBeautifulla. Check out a few of my favourite posts and follow if you enjoyContinue reading “BeBeautifulla…”

Paul Sika and digital storytelling…

The work of Ivorian digital artist and storyteller, Paul Sika, is as thought provoking as it is captivating. I especially love the extreme visual quality of his images, which, for me, entices me to engage with every single detail of each image. There is serious beauty in the rawness of his work. The more IContinue reading “Paul Sika and digital storytelling…”

Because there’s beauty in deconstruction…

Ghanaian photographer, Zohra Opoku, is debuting her solo exhibition at the Armory in NYC. Her work explores what it means to grow up in the West, and later, confront a set of ideas about blackness, Africa, and belonging—as both an artist and a woman. Source

Africa’s 54-volume Cultural Encyclopedia

The CULTURAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA is a re/ordering of knowledge, narratives and representations from and about the African continent. Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim, was a PhD student back in 2009,  when she first conceived the idea of creating a comprehensive archive of African art and culture. “I would go to the underground library vaults, and I would findContinue reading “Africa’s 54-volume Cultural Encyclopedia”