Global Issues

Nterini is the latest video for Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara. Shot in the Danakil Desert in Ethiopia, the video was shot by artist and photographer Aïda Muluneh. The video is an ode to the one billion migrants, depicting the story of one man who makes a journey across the desert. The [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Until African officials stop lining their pockets and instead identify and develop the best young talent the continent has, an African nation winning the World Cup will remain elusive. Playing football in Mokowe, Kenya 2011. Image credit Staff Sgt. Stephen Linch via US [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018 6:08:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The Senegalese football jersey is a powerful symbol of nationhood and independence. Image provided by author. In Kehinde Wiley’s 2008 portrait “Dogon Couple,” a man wears the jersey of the Senegalese national football team, layered with a pendant [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Football in Senegal is magic. That the team has qualified for their second World Cup, heightens the joy. Afternoon football in Yoff, Senegal. Image credit Martin Herrndorf via Flickr. [...]
Tue, Jun 19, 2018 5:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
How do you tell a different story of Indians in South Africa, one that shatters long-held and reproduced stereotypes? Pataan, 1958. By Kally. The relationship between Africa and India has a long and largely unexplored [...]
Mon, Jun 18, 2018 4:22:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Olivia Twist is an illustrator from east London who graduated from the Royal College of Art this year with an MA in Visual Communication. The key threads which can be found in her work are place, the mundane and overlooked narratives. Her striking visual language comprises of a myriad of [...]
Mon, Jun 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
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It is no surprise we chased down Jayson Mars also known as Mars the Illustrator for an interview after we featured his work here on ADA. Mars work is ethereal taking you into new spaces of exploration. His surrealist characters are a blend of minimalist and intricate illustrations that are [...]
Fri, Jun 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

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