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Thursday, January 17th, 2013

African Lookbook: Fashion and Oral Interviews Go Together

I first met Aaron Kohn, one of the co-founders of African Lookbook, a site that combines a one-stop online fashion store with oral interviews, earlier this summer at a New York University sponsored conference on Distance and Desires: Encounters with the African Archive. Sometime during the afternoon session on “the end of the colonial gaze,” we