“Capturing Modern Africa” – Agility Africa 2017 Photo Competition

“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 competition [...]

MyOdara.com

MyOdara.com

I moved to East Legon at the beginning of the year and, as I've settled into the area, I'm discovering how quaint and quintessentially middle class the area is. The number of affordable eateries, coffeeshops and boutiques are too many to count. One such shop I discovered, thanks to the amazing Instagram, is Odara. If [...]

Paul Sika and digital storytelling…

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 I [...]

Omar Victor Diop’s ‘Studio of Vanities’

Omar Victor Diop’s ‘Studio of Vanities’

I recently discovered the work of Omar Victor Diop and I had fun exploring his art via his website. I was particular struck by his 'Studio of Vanities' collection of photographs. He explains it best himself: These are the fresh faces of the continent's urban culture. They are black, arabs, caucasian, asian...it doesn't matter. They [...]