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This Angolan innovation hub is helping to transform the nation’s creative sector
We chat to some of the Fábrica de Sabão team about innovation, community upliftment and serving Africa first.
Angolan visual artist on opening up the conversation about a new African identity
Kiluanji Kia Henda is the first African artist to receive the Frieze Artist Award.
Community activists are helping fight malnutrition in Angola
Trained Angolan volunteers treat approximately 50 children a week using Valid International's acute malnutrition programme.
Jo Ratcliffe's black and white images show the eerie silence that remains after war
Photographer Jo Ratcliffe investigates how the land we live on can bear the permanent, emotional marks of its history. In this series she focuses on Angola.
In advertising you need talent and means, but it's the talent that's the magic part
TBWA\Angola's creative director Miguel Reis on advertising in Africa, the importance of advertising festivals, and why he loathes industry trends.
Edson Chagas' photographs are simple and striking
Edson Chagas, the acclaimed Angolan artist, is taking his photographs to the MoMA.
Primary school in Angola gets an upgrade from parents
A dilapidated primary school in the Capalanga district, Angola received a much needed revamp from parents and community members.
Yonamine explores African history through art
Angolan artist Yonamine creates ever-changing art in a variety of disciplines.
Activists and creatives in Angola call for the release of political prisoners
Angolan artists, journalists, musicians and activists launch a video campaign that calls for the release of political prisoners in Luanda.
The unique and distinctive architectural style of Angola’s cinemas
An archive of historical cinemas in Africa is being created by the Goethe Institut Angola, with Angola's movie theatre history being revived and retold first.
Beyond Entropy Africa: A new kind of common ground in Luanda
The Angola-based architecture group Beyond Entropy Africa brings radical change to an urban sprawl with a single plant.
Creative collectives in Africa
"Africa Is Now 2015", a Design Indaba project, introduces five groups in Angola, Egypt, Senegal and Kenya producing some of the most exciting work in Africa.
Nástio Mosquito is a multimedia and performance artist who uses music, videos, spoken word poetry and a cappella.
For architecture agency Beyond Entropy Africa, Luanda is a kind of muse inspiring bold, creative solutions to regional urban problems.
Today life in Angola might seem bleak, but for the infrastructural development. Yet the people are convinced of the possibilities.
A place at the end of the world
Photographer Jo Ractliffe explores the dynamic of the war-torn Angolan landscape in a body of work titled As Terras do Fim do Mundo.
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