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Harsh Realities Of Rural African Life

Irish photographer Kenneth O’Halloran, working with the non-profit organization Self Help Africa, visited rural areas in Malawi, Kenya, Zambia, Burkina Faso and Togo to capture the realities of life in smallholder farming communities – under the threat of climate change, some of the world’s most vulnerable peoples. David...

Ruth Ossai: Igbo/Yorkshire Warrior/Photographer

Nigeria-born freelance photographer and youth worker Ruth Ossai refers to herself as an “Igbo/Yorkshire warrior” – a title which celebrates her dual heritage as a strong and fearless Igbo woman now living in England’s West Yorkshire. “I’m really infatuated by the way in which photography can tell stories,...

Documenting the Queer Lives of Côte d’Ivoire & Mozambique

Lining the walls of Johannesburg’s Goethe-Institut, large-scale black-and-white images offer an intimate, seductive and ultimately celebratory peek into the lives of Côte d’Ivoire’s and Mozambique’s queer folk: lovers in intimate embrace; bubbly-swilling party-goers; gender-queer couples caught in mid-dance flirtation; trans women staring with do-absolutely-not-fuck-with-me defiance directly into the...