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janvier 2016

African Photography: Documentary, Part 5

Publié dans Photography  |  janvier 30, 2016
In the 1980s, a young generation of South African photographers emerged to document anti-apartheid campaigns and resistance movements. Inspired by the work of their senior, they strove to depict one of the longest and most challenging periods of resistance and the subsequent state backlash. The young photographers were instrumental in presenting atrocities perpetrated by the state to the international community by using their cameras as a weapon for those denied basic human rights.

African Photography: Photojournalism, Part 3

Publié dans Photography  |  janvier 16, 2016
In the 1970s, African photographers who experienced war of independence in their country left the confine of their studios and began taking news photos. Interested in the record of many tragic events such as social unrest and military repression, photographers never stopped their struggle to publish images of the realities of life in their countries throughout the world. When they sometimes made the headlines, their images generated a real concern over the harsh reality depicted.

African Art Outlook for January

Publié dans Events  |  janvier 02, 2016
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in January. From Johannesburg to New York, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of January featuring African and Africa related art projects you might enjoy.