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random goodness: “bookmark this” edition

Posted: January 29th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: books, fashion, globalization, illustration, magazine, multimedia, photography, race | 2 Comments »

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Screen shot from the Gold Coast Trading Co. Site © K. Johnson
FASHION: The fashion collection of Gold Coast Trading Co. Photography of the “Soweto Youth 1976″ collection is visually stunning.

Relatedly: Interview with Ivorian fashion designer Emeka Alams here.

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WEBSITES: Another Africa: Unravelling a Hidden Continent. Founder Missla Libsekal’s beautiful site serves as a “contemporary vision of Africans, Africa and those related to the continent and its peoples in the areas of culture, art, fashion, architecture, design, music, photography and more ….”
Screenshot from home page of Another Africa web site.

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Screenshot from home page of Delphine Diallo’s web site. © D. Diallo

PHOTOGRAPHY: Delphine Diallo: The Great Vision Franco-Senegalese graphic artist/photographer’s portfolio site. Still love “Magic Photo Studio” series after first seeing it in Clam magazine a while ago.

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Screenshot from TRACE web site home page

MAGAZINES: Trace: The Last Issue. Sad passing. Before there was A.V_M, there was my collection of Trace magazines and Claude Grunitzky’s concept of transculturalism.


2 Comments on “random goodness: “bookmark this” edition”

  1. 1 cwn said at 6:46 PM on February 14th, 2011:

    you don’t post enough!! great find.

  2. 2 kamau said at 4:37 PM on February 15th, 2011:

    cwn: i blame it all on twitter ;). spend a lot of time there and what posting i do is in 140 characters. i do need to get back to posting here at A.V_M.