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Sunday, April 29th, 2012

The magazine as Tumblr

Globetrotter is one of those vaguely defined, international, cosmopolitan culture and fashion magazines. With connections to Chicago, Lagos, and Jakarta, the magazine consists of an eclectic pastiche of commentary on various international trends organized into four sections: Art/Design, Movements, Style, and Music. The publication is the brainchild of Kennedy Ashinze and published through his company, Fuse

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

The Falcon of Qatar

The Spring Issue of Middle East arts magazine, Bidoun, is about sports. This includes a piece on “Kenyan long- and middle-distance runners who have found infamy and fortune as Arabized athletes in the Gulf” on $1000 a...

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Pop’Africana

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Vogue Africa

The photographer Mario Epanya wonders what a “Vogue Africa” magazine would look like. The pictures are beautiful, but do Africans really want or care about their own version of a magazine with a very problematic relation to...

Monday, December 21st, 2009

POP’AFRICANA

It’s worth checking out Pop’Africana, a brilliant fashion blog that styles itself as “… “The Africana Global Book of Style.” I really like the aesthetic and the cultural politics of the blog. It just needs to be...

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

The International Magazine Meeting

Art Berlin Contemporarystarting today through the February 27th, featuring “… the most engaging publications in the current sphere” (including Cape Town art-politics magazine “Chimurenga”: A prior, Afterall, Archive Journal, Chimurenga, Ctrl+P, Dot Dot Dot, E-flux journal, Fillip,...

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