Another Africa x Vestoj | Sartorial Meditations No. 3 | The Lengths

‘The most courageous act is still to think for yourself aloud.’ – Coco Chanel

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  • 04.10.2014
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The Treasures of Accra’s Growing Art Scene

In Accra there is a perception that art is only for the moneyed classes or people from abroad, but Swaniker hopes that having the cafe in Bubiashie, a community of working people, will inspire and change mindsets.

“I think what is happening in Accra right now is incredibly exciting,” says Nana Oforiatta Ayim, founder of the cultural research platform ANO.

Source | anotherafrica.net

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  • 02.14.2014
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Antoine Tempé | Portraits of Contemporary African Dancers

Photographer Antoine Tempé masterfully wields a camera and captures his subjects, luminaries of contemporary dance from Africa, with beautiful kinetic energy.

Source | anotherafrica.net

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  • 02.07.2014
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Shades of Swagger #78 | Vintage studio photography

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  • 10.29.2013
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Shades of Swagger #77 | J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Untitled 1970

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  • 10.28.2013
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Shades of Swagger #76 | Pose, Cigarette, Sunglasses for Yéyé en position, 1963. Studio portraiture by Malick Sidibe.

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  • 10.27.2013
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Shades of Swagger #68 | Studio Portrait by Malick Sidibé: Monsieur Dembelé, 1964 #studiophotography #mali #malicksidibe

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  • 10.19.2013
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Shades of Swagger #60 | Portrait of Tuareg man on camel from the book ‘African Ceremonies”

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  • 10.11.2013
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Shades of Swagger #42 | © Albert Watson. Demo Djadji, 35 years old, Maressararou, Peuhl Festival, Pèhunco, Benin (2011)

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  • 07.26.2013
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Shades of Swagger #41 | Poised and Posed. Portrait of Eduardo Osorio, Editor, Loanda. 

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  • 06.19.2013
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