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September 2017

Ethical Fashion in Africa, Part 2

Posted in Design  |  September 30, 2017
Today, people are more inclined to shop responsibly by asking to know the story behind apparels. In doing so, they improve the lives of young designers and their staffs – often scattered all around the world, as well as promoting equitable working conditions. This encourages several African brands to start selling on a larger scale in and outside the continent, even if they still need to improve their product development in order to compete at an international level.

African Photography: Fashion Photography, Part 2

Posted in Photography  |  September 09, 2017
Today, African fashion photographers are using their work to rub against the grain of historical visual knowledge regarding how Africa has been constructed for Eurocentric consumption over the past decades. Their images represent an engagement with the actual generation of fashionable people who not only want to define their cultural identity with what they are wearing, but also need to keep a record of their life in the city’s history.

African Art Outlook for September

Posted in Events  |  September 02, 2017
As interest in contemporary African art continues to grow, we identified several events that are worth visiting in September. From Abidjan to Milan, we’ve got you covered with a quick guide of what to discover this month. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite events of September featuring African and Africa related art practices and projects.