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This British Nigerian artist's films celebrate the full spectrum of blackness
Seye Isikalu’s work thoughtfully captures black bodies on screen.
Nigerian-Jamaican photographer Nadine Ijewere draws on her heritage for #StellaBy series
“I wanted to give a feeling of diversity and not sticking to the rules – being different."
Felipe Taborda on Latin American graphic design, Beatles album covers and his latest project
He is working with 32 top graphic designers, each one representing one of the 32 countries that will play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
This photo series is a 10-year snapshot of African youth and culture
“Africa is many fascinating and ambiguous things, but it is certainly not a poor continent.”
Tshepo Mokholo on innovating traditional architectural practises
The Soweto-born architect, who is also a former Emerging Creative, tells us how a chance meeting landed him in Kigali.
Could embracing the informality of South Africa’s chaotic taxi industry do more good than bad?
Researcher and urban planner Zonke Mkhomazi discusses the history and future of transport in South Africa.
The all-woman band taking over a space traditionally reserved for men
New York’s Flor de Toloache talk preserving culture, women empowerment and taking on the male-dominated world of Mariachi.
NexLoop looks to nature to create a remarkable water generator
The company’s AquaWeb development is a self-sufficient and adaptable water management system.
Ben Biayenda's illustrations challenge mainstream representations of women
Highly decorative and rich in colour, the Parisian illustrator's work reflects a diverse community.
Navigating South Africa’s convoluted minibus taxi system
The creator of the popular GauRider App, Litha Soyizwapi has plans to revolutionise the way we catch a taxi.
Letters from a Birmingham Girl
A documentary about intersectionality, identity and family.
Aida Mulokozi on her mission to salvage Dar es Salaam’s built heritage
The CEO of the Dar es Salaam Centre for Architectural Heritage talks about the importance of architectural conservation.
Could augmented reality systems create space for people of colour in the film industry?
Emerging technology may be the answer to the ongoing question of representation.
Childish Gambino forcefully unpacks race and violence in America
The multitalented artist’s new music video delivers a striking social commentary.
Will AI be our new co-dependent relationship?
Nicole Pérez’s annoying robots ponder the future of automated intimacy.
Students explore bamboo as sustainable alternative to conventional building
Combining traditional weaving techniques with digital design.
This photographer gave homeless people cameras to document their lives
After five days, 45 of the cameras were returned and over 600 images developed. The results were astonishing.
Learn how these wearables serve the hearing impaired
"How can the deaf and hearing-impaired community experience music, without actually hearing it?"
An ostomy bag for health, beauty and function
We look back at some impactful design from a UK graduate who sought to combat stigma in health care.
This Swedish firm builds multiple-storey homes entirely from wood
Folkhem is leading the charge when it comes to this environmentally-minded mandate.
Edel Rodriguez on how the South African protest art influenced his work
Rodriguez has a noted history of creating irreverent, illustrated depictions of the controversial US President Donald Trump.
Lyra Aoko uses the colour red as part of a photographic exploration of womanhood
The Nairobi-based artist talks inspiration, collaboration and changing narratives.
How this Cape Town publication is disrupting the way we write about food
“To us, the story of a street food vendor running a successful hole-in-the-wall shop is just as valid as a story about a celebrated chef."
Copenhagenize Design Co. is making moves to see more bicycles in urban areas
“The bicycle is the most powerful tool in our urban toolboxes to fix our cities.”
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