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Learning From Addis Ababa

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Aida Muluneh, founder of the Addis Foto Fest, speaks about how education plays a central role in connecting African photographers.

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Through the Lens

Fatoumata Diabate, Groupe de lutteurs, Somone, Sénégal, 2013, from the series Studio Photo de la Rue
Courtesy the artist
Fatoumata Diabate, Groupe de lutteurs, Somone, Sénégal, 2013, from the series Studio Photo de la Rue
Courtesy the artist

In Bamako, a group of young photographers engage a changing city.

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Between Two Worlds

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In poetic, politically charged images and videos, Zineb Sedira confronts the recent history of North Africa.

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Screen Legends

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South Africa’s new media artists are transforming the digital world.

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Camerawork Now

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For Akinbode Akinbiyi, new technologies have helped and hindered the development of photography in Africa.

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The Lives of Samuel Fosso

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The acclaimed photographer pushes self-portraiture into new realms of gender-bending theatricality.

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Martine Syms: Conscious Resistance

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In photographs and videos, an artist pushes back against reductive stereotypes of black life.

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Aerospace Folktales

Allan Sekula, from Aerospace Folktales, 1973
Courtesy Allan Sekula Studio and the Columbus Museum of Art
Allan Sekula, from Aerospace Folktales, 1973
Courtesy Allan Sekula Studio and the Columbus Museum of Art

From Allan Sekula, dreams and illusions of the postwar American economy.

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Around the World in Six Photographs

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Renowned travel writers and editors on the photographs that transport them.