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    Questions With Lydali Co-Founder Ali Price

    Jun 12, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Lydali is an online store that sells ethically produced unique pieces from around the world. Based in San Francisco, founders Ali Price and Lydia Harter work closely with talented artisans and take us (the consumer) behind the scenes by introducing us to the...

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    Zen Magazine Promotes Ethical fashion in Latest Photoshoot

    Jun 3, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Check out the latest issue of Zen Magazine for a an editorial promoting ethical fashion. Shot in New York’s Central Park, the eco-friendly shoot showcases 3 American based designers; Amy Decew Designs, Tamara Leacock for RecicleGem NY & JWhite. The...

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    Akissi: Feline Invasion by Marguerite Abouet Now Available in English

    Apr 28, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Akissi is a children’s French comic that follows the escapades of a troublesome West African girl. For the first time, Marguerite Abouet’s award-winning book is now available in English translation via Flying Eye Books.   Marguerite Abouet is...

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    Pumzi by Wanuri Kahiu (Full Movie)

    Mar 9, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Shot on a budget of $35,000, Pumzi is a 2010 short film by Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu. Synopsis Nature is extinct. The outside is dead. Asha lives and works as a museum curator in one of the indoor communities set up by the Maitu Council. When she receives...

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    Cool Creatives: Ben Heine

    Mar 5, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Belgian photographer Ben Heine has taken photography to a whole new level with his ‘Pencil vs Camera’ project. The ongoing mixed media project involves a series of photographs mixed with imaginative pencil sketches. Being able to hone skills as a...

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    Yoruba African Orishas™ by James C. Lewis

    Feb 22, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    While doing some research on African Gods and Goddesses, American photographer James C. Lewis, stumbled upon the Orishas of Nigeria and Benin. He was inspired to create a photo series based on his findings. ‘I wanted to portray the regal beauty of...

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    Duro Oluwu for J.C. Penney

    Jan 25, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    On March 1st, retail chain giant J.C. Penney will be releasing a limited edition seasonal collection produced by print designer Duro Olowu. This is an attempt by J.C. Penney to cater to a young more fashion conscious crowd. Working with the Nigerian designer...

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    Ñuul Kukk – A campaign in Senegal promoting black beauty

    Jan 7, 13 • Uncategorized • No Comments

    Outraged by the blatant dominance of billboards promoting skin lighteners around the Senegalese capital of Dakar, media relations manager Mr Amadou Dieng gathered a group of the countries notable organizations including renowned photographer Stephane Torune,...