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13 September 2018


Made in Rwanda

Rwanda has recently banned the importation of second hand clothing and against this backdrop there is a new generation of practitioners who are designing a positive future for the local fashion industry, whilst forming a new and powerful narrative for ‘Made in Rwanda’.

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Features this month


New Poetry from West Africa

As part of the New International Voices residency at the LIFT Festival, Poetra Asantewa and Kwame Boafo created new work together. One of the poems Hungry is now available on iTunes.

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The Bridge

The Bridge returns to London

The Bridge is Scanners Inc's classic hip hop jam. A family one-day festival, it embodies “Peace, Love, Unity and having Fun”. Hosted by MCs TY and Breis it features some of the UK’s most well known dancers and DJs.

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Sam Jones in Tanzania

Sam Jones, one of our Art Connects Us grant recipients has been travelling across East Africa to find out more about the latest contemporary music trends. Here you can see Tanzanian group Ifa Band singing Baby Girl.

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The Best of the Rest

Lagos Photo Festival

LagosPhoto Festival returns in October

Time Has Gone, the 9th edition of LagosPhoto Festival, explores the configurations by which the past, the present and the future interact within the photographic medium. 

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Athi-Patra Ruga

Athi-Patra Ruga at Somerset House

Next month new and rarely seen works from the internationally renowned South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga will be showcased at Somerset House in London.

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Frican Duo

Meet Natalia Palombo

Natalia Palombo, a Glasgow based art producer and curator discusses how her trips to South Africa have shaped and informed her career back in the UK with Let's be Brief.

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