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Thursday 16 June, 2011

20th Annual Day of the African Child

Today is the 20th annual Day of the African child*. This day, I reflected on two girls’ photos; one from Senegal, one from South Africa. I will always surrender to beauty. That’s why this image of Indi, a child photographer Delphine Diallo met during a visit to Senegal, has intrigued me for so long. Indi is […]

Friday 27 May, 2011

“The Call to Create”: Sam Kessie on Artistry & Empowering Oppressed Youth Through Film

–DONATION LINKS @ BOTTOM OF POST– Guest Post by Sam Kessie of Tomorrow’s Kaleidoscope of Artists Foundation (TKAF) I’ve told people from time to time that it’s taken me quite a long time to finally accept and proudly call myself an artist. For the last 6 years, I have had to figure out if I was really […]