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December 2015

African Photography: Street Photography, Part 2

Posted in Photography  |  December 19, 2015
In the 1970s, South Africa was already a major flourishing place of jazz in the international music scene alongside the United States. The jazz subculture was popular in several cities until it was finally crushed by the apartheid regime. Many artists moved outside the country or the continent and most never returned. Before their exodus, some photographers genuinely captured the mood and the feeling of the music performed by those artists.

African Photography: Documentary, Part 4

Posted in Photography  |  December 12, 2015
In the 1970s, several South African artists, writers and photographers no longer have the will to support journalistic neutrality and committed themselves to the struggle. The canvas, the pen, and the camera rapidly became instruments of protest against the apartheid. Some photographers choose the exile to fight against the government from the outside. While other photographers stayed inside the country as activist and joined forces to record people’s dramas and experiences.

African Art Outlook for December

Posted in Events  |  December 05, 2015
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in December. From Paris to Chicago, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover this month alongside year-end festivities. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of December featuring African and Africa related art projects.