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March 2016

African Photography: Studio Portraiture, Part 6

Posted in Photography  |  March 26, 2016
In the 1980s, the advent of color photography combined with the popularity of inexpensive cameras and fast printing increasingly overshadowed the black-and-white studios. Some African photographers successfully managed the transition to color photography while others literally closed their shop. This change also pushed them to improve their technique and redesign their studio to increase interaction between the subject and the scene.

African Photography: Street Photography, Part 3

Posted in Photography  |  March 19, 2016
In the 1980s, many photographers started to use street photography as a tool of observation and exploration of the problems in rural and urban areas in Africa. Using their sociological lens, the photographers captured people’s history from an emotional point of view. They wandered on the streets in search of an unexpected experience that would captivate audiences.

African Art Outlook for March

Posted in Events  |  March 05, 2016
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in March. From Windhoek 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 March featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.