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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How to Break Into the International Film Industry as a South African – Okay Africa Those with the experience of the film and television industry will know of its demanding nature. We often hear of the magic that is crafted between directors and actors, but seldom about those tasked with accurately aestheticizing the characters we see on screen.

Those with the experience of the film and television industry will know of its demanding nature. We often hear of the magic that is crafted between directors and actors, but seldom about those tasked with accurately aestheticizing the characters we see on screen.

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‘Afro-Portraitism’ Is the New Black Art Movement You Need to Know – Okay Africa A big part of creating unity in a culture relies on bringing people together and collaborating. While there are many traditional forms of collaboration, young people within the diaspora are finding unique ways to elevate imagery and representation of African people.

A big part of creating unity in a culture relies on bringing people together and collaborating. While there are many traditional forms of collaboration, young people within the diaspora are finding unique ways to elevate imagery and representation of African people.

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Lina Viktor Paints a Multiverse of Black Womanhood With Her Stunning Visual Art – Okay Africa This feature is in conjunction with our inaugural list—“OkayAfrica’s 100 Women”—where we take a look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora.

This feature is in conjunction with our inaugural list—“OkayAfrica’s 100 Women”—where we take a look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora.

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