Film Africa – Celebrating Africa’s Brave New Voices Fri 27th Oct – Sun 5th Nov | The British Blacklist Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returns to London cinemas for its seventh edition from Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November.

Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returns to London cinemas for its seventh edition from Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November.

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Nnedi Okorafor and the Fantasy Genre She Is Helping Redefine | The New York Times Nearly 25 years ago, Nnedi Okorafor was visiting relatives in Isiekenesi, Nigeria, when she asked her grand uncle a sensitive question. What could he tell her about Nsibidi, an old and often secret symbolic script?

Nearly 25 years ago, Nnedi Okorafor was visiting relatives in Isiekenesi, Nigeria, when she asked her grand uncle a sensitive question. What could he tell her about Nsibidi, an old and often secret symbolic script?

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First Look: Africa’s Biggest Contemporary Art Museum Opens in Cape Town | OkayAfrica Today marks the beginning of the preview weekend for the new Zeitz Mocaa, a new contemporary African art museum on the Cape Town waterfront, meant to showcase work from the continent and its diaspora.

Today marks the beginning of the preview weekend for the new Zeitz Mocaa, a new contemporary African art museum on the Cape Town waterfront, meant to showcase work from the continent and its diaspora.

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The Incredible Stories Behind Lemi Ghariokwu’s Iconic Fela Kuti Album Covers | OkayAfrica Today marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Fela Kuti. In remembrance, we’re revisiting this article with his trusted collaborator Lemi Ghariokwu, who created the large majority of Fela’s album covers.

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Fela Kuti. In remembrance, we’re revisiting this article with his trusted collaborator Lemi Ghariokwu, who created the large majority of Fela’s album covers.

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NextGen: Judie Mozie’s Journey As an Emerging Artist Is an Example of Fearless Individuality | OkayAfrica DIASPORA—Over the course of July we’ll be publishing short profiles, essays and interviews on the theme of “Afrofutures.” Together these stories will be a deep dive into the way African and diaspora thinkers, technologists and artists view a future for Africans in the world and outside of it.

DIASPORA—Over the course of July we’ll be publishing short profiles, essays and interviews on the theme of “Afrofutures.” Together these stories will be a deep dive into the way African and diaspora thinkers, technologists and artists view a future for Africans in the world and outside of it.

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First Look: This New Book Celebrates Women Photographers from the African Diaspora | OkayAfrica DIASPORA—The last book that celebrated black women photographers in all their glory was published 31 years ago. For these black women photographers and creators, that’s 31 years too long.

DIASPORA—The last book that celebrated black women photographers in all their glory was published 31 years ago. For these black women photographers and creators, that’s 31 years too long.

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Ruud van Empel’s “Fantasy Portraits” At Beetles+Huxley Faces too symmetrical, clothes perfectly ironed, trees with not a leaf out of place, there’s something unsettling about Dutch photographer Ruud van Empel’s work. It sits uncomfortably on the line between reality and fantasy; leaving the viewer full of questions. Who are these children? Where are they? Why is their gaze so blank?

Faces too symmetrical, clothes perfectly ironed, trees with not a leaf out of place, there’s something unsettling about Dutch photographer Ruud van Empel’s work. It sits uncomfortably on the line between reality and fantasy; leaving the viewer full of questions. Who are these children? Where are they? Why is their gaze so blank?

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