In 1883, the Sultan of Zanzibar, Barghash bin Said, commissioned a camera obscura room in the tower of his new palace, the House of Wonders. Royal family members were early enthusiasts and collectors…..
“Images”, as the Chilean visual artist Alfredo Jaar has said, “are not innocent.” From their creation, to their distribution to their interpretation, images are conveyors of power and influence. While…..
Beyond providing boundary-pushing media critique, Africa is a Country is interested in sharing the work of young artists who are changing the nature of African representation. This means experiencing people…..