Africa

Namsa Leuba9
Art & PhotographyNamsa Leuba’s kaleidoscopic photographs explore the politics of the gaze
Amoako Boafo, “Monstera Leaf Sleeves” (2021)
Art & PhotographyAmoako Boafo’s stylish portraits celebrate Blackness in all its multitudes
Ghana LGBTQ+ rights
PoliticsGhana’s LGBTQ+ community refuses to be silenced by anti-gay bill
Hasani
MusicHasani is making music for queer kids of colour to thrive and survive
Mdou Moctar
MusicMdou Moctar: the shred star of the Sahara
Palmwine IceCream, a Ghanain, sustainability-focused label
FashionPALMWINE IceCREAM is the gender-skewing Ghanaian label dripping in gold
Thebe Magugu AW21 collection by Kristin-Lee Moolman
FashionInside Thebe Magugu’s tale of queer love and African spirituality
Labrum London AW21 collection St. Giles Blackbirds
FashionRising label LABRUM weaves untold stories of West Africa into its clothing
CARLOS IDUN-TAWIAH
Art & Photography10 fast-rising Ghanaian photographers changing the world with their lens
Naomi Campbell and Virgil Abloh
Life & CultureNaomi Campbell and Virgil Abloh sign letter supporting gay rights in Ghana
Backstage at Telfar SS20 1
FashionA Converse x Telfar collab is coming
AFROSURF
Art & PhotographyThe first book to extensively document African surfers and their culture
Ruth Ossai Browns Homecoming Zine
FashionBrowns is bringing the best of Nigerian creativity to East London
ISRA CHAKER at anti-Trump march
PoliticsSpeaking to the young people impacted by Donald Trump’s racist travel ban
Albinism, photography Denisse Ariana Pérez
Art & PhotographyStunning portraits of young African men living with Albinism
The British Museum
Art & PhotographyThe British Museum has its ‘head in the sand’ about returning artworks
Queen Harold film by Balan Evans
Life & CultureThe fearless Sierra Leone drag queen defying her anti-LGBTQ+ society
Mwape Fundanga
FashionThe Zambian bloggers capturing the country’s blossoming fashion scene
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Art & PhotographyFrance will return artworks to the west African state of Benin
Sho Madjozi and DJ Lag performing at Unsound, 2018
MusicThe rise of Africa’s most exciting new dance music scenes
Pauliana Valente Pimentel’s Quel Pedra
Art & PhotographyPhotographing the LGBTQ+ community finding freedom by West Africa’s seaside
nataal media magazine african creatives
FashionNataal Media is the platform spotlighting the world’s African creatives
Chale Wote Festival
Art & PhotographyPhotographing the beautiful boys at Ghana’s Chale Wote Festival
wekafore jibril nigeria africa fashion label
FashionThe Nigerian label using fashion as ‘African propaganda’