This seems an especially important and timely exhibition given the increasingly contentious presence of Chinese business in Africa.
A new exhibit at Li-Space in Beijing’s Caochangdi district aims to refashion the traditional visual impression of Africa – that of famine, war and poverty – through images that show a continent of culture, hope, imagination and dreams.
“Africa: See [...]
Elmina is a full-length feature filmed entirely on location in Ghana, in which Doug Fishbone plays a local Ghanaian farmer fighting corruption and the exploitation of the community by a Chinese multinational corporation. Written and produced by one of Ghana’s leading production companies, with a cast of well-known Ghanaian and Nigerian actors, it is a [...]
Kojo Kamau, who has captured local and national celebrities on film, studied at Columbus College of Art and Design, The Ohio State University and the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a retired chief medical photography at The Ohio State University and is currently a photography instructor at Columbus State Community College. (h/t Black Art [...]
Stephen Colbert recently interviewed author Eugene Robinson about his new book, Disintegrated: The Splintering of Black America. During the interview they showed Robinson’s book several times, which features Smith’s images from his Our Kind of People series on the cover (beginning around the 14:50 mark). Check out the interview at http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/mon-october-4-2010-eugene-robinson
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