Gambia is a place that is on the move. With a past haunted by slavery, colonialism and corruption, Nat Illumine searches a West African country through contemporary eyes, and sees one that is ripe with creativity, warmth, and opportunity, and one where she found her own personal sense of ‘Afropea’.
Photograph of the haunting and austere monument dedicated to Jewish people who lost their lives during World War 2.
Marrakech is a multicultural city with African, Arab, Berber and French influences and could almost be described as an Afropean Mecca, where Africa meets Europe without losing its identity. Johny Pitts searched the souks for some Afropean culture, and found everything from Arabic Neo Soul to North African street photography
When I first moved to London, ten years ago, the first place I stayed was in a newly built, five bedroom, tenth floor, million pound penthouse in Shoreditch. ‘As it should be’, I thought at the time, having just secured my first TV presenting gig for a small satellite channel
Searching for black culture in Moscow was difficult, until I found the People’s Friendship University of Russia on the outskirts of the city, where this photograph was taken. Here West African students inhabited stark communist- era buildings. The connection between Russia and Africa is very much a Soviet one, as