African women's visual narratives

If you’re in London, “Reflections on the Self ,” an exhibition of “African women’s visual narratives, as told through self-portraits and portraits of other women,” will be at the Royal Festival Hall till April 4th.  It features the work of photographers Hélène Amouzou (Togo; lives and works Belgium); Majida Khattari(Morocco; lives and works France); Zanele Muholi (South Africa); Senayt Samuel(Eritrea, lives and works in the UK; image above); and Nontsikelelo Veleko (South Africa).The curator is Christine Eyene (references: Gwanza, Month of Photography 2011 in Zimbabwe as well as African section of Photoquai 2011 at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris, France).

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Via Christine Eyene

Further Reading

No more caricatures

Engaging seriously with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s life could help us understand how South Africa got where it is and where it’s going.