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June 2017

African Photography: Street Photography, Part 5

Posted in Photography  |  June 17, 2017
In the 2000s, being a street photographer required dedication and obsession due to the restrictions or surveillance that some photographers may face in the streets. Yet more people seem drawn to street photography in a search of realistic and authentic pictures. They record social changes and everyday life at a ground level, operating on the borderland between observation and intrusion. The result often looks both intimate and surprising, as people are captured lost in their thoughts or caught in action.

African Photography: Documentary, Part 7

Posted in Photography  |  June 10, 2017
Over the past decade, several African photographers has challenged stereotypes of Africa with a different take on the continent’s subcultures. They travel across the continent to capture the story of various African communities, from South African township residents to Nigerian playful filmmakers to Ghanaian wild-honey collectors. Through their work, they show the uncounted facets of everyday life and the uninhibited emotions of their subjects.

African Art Outlook for June

Posted in Events  |  June 03, 2017
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in June. 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 June featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.