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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

My 5 Favorite Designs: Olalekan Jeyifous

True, true, that title sounds familiar. Consider it a variation on a successful theme. After coming across the work Olalekan Jeyifous did for “menswear brand” creator Ikiré Jones, we wanted to know more and asked Olalekan to share his 5 favorite designs which — not surprisingly — included one of his sci-fi inspired West African scenes called

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Meet photographer and blogger… Mohamed Elshahed

Our weekly feature profiling African photo-blogs and/or tumblrs moves to Cairo this week, as we take a scroll through Picture Masr, a Tumblr created by Cairo resident and Phd student Mohamed Elshahed. The images of “Egypt (mostly Cairo) beyond...

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Meet photographer and blogger … Nana Kofi Acquah

Our new weekly feature profiling African photo-blogs and/or tumblrs, rolls on. For background and to see who we’ve featured before, see here. This week we are featuring Ghanaian photographer Nana Kofi Acquah. If you regularly read AIAC, you’d...

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Meet creative director and photoblogger … Metasebia Yoseph

Our new weekly feature profiles blogs and/or tumblrs curated by Africans, on the continent as well as in the diaspora. The posts will highlight influences, genres, and point to the kinds of work being produced by young African...

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Meet photographer and photoblogger … Karabo Maine

Welcome to the inaugural post of our new weekly feature profiling the people behind blogs and/or tumblrs curated by Africans, on the continent as well as in the diaspora. The posts will highlight influences, genres, and point...