our first exhibition
nature illuminated photography by Gael Ruboneka Vande weghe July 1-31 2011 at Shokola Lite in Kacyiru, Kigali
favorite new tumblr →
Photography, nostalgia and Tumblr just might be NewsFeed’s new favorite combination. This week’s Tumblr is Dear Photograph, a sweet photo log which collects recent photos juxtaposed with older photos taken in the exact same location. Each image has a caption beginning, “Dear Photograph,” followed by a memory or a wish for the photographer’s younger self. ...
I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are...– Laura Ingalls Wilder (via id0be1ieve)
(s)he hath put a new song in my heart!: Ethiopian... →
pickingthingstolivewith: Flicking through Monocle this morning over coffee (Bank holidays are mint) I was startled and pleased to find a report on the revival of Ethio-Jazz in Addis Ababa. Anyone who knows me will tell you my well documented love of all musics african, but…
social media governments: iceland, nigeria,... →
An increasingly crucial part of our daily lives, social media is changing the way we interact, work and live. As a truly people-oriented medium, it is even altering our concept of society and democracy. Governments, from Iceland to Nigeria, are coming up with innovative solutions for meeting the needs of their citizens. …read more…
born in rwanda, inspired by bed-stuy →
Sabrina Iyadede, a model, musician and jewelry maker, moved to Bedford-Stuyvesant three years ago. The Rwandan-born 23-year-old lives close to theMuseum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, and was attracted to the neighborhood because of its sense of culture. As a professional singer, she draws upon a range of genres, from jazz to electronic to world music. Ms. Iyadede said that she is...
Socialtista: REcreative: The Online Community For... →
REcreative: The Online Community For Young Artists Luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton has helped to launch a new website for…
Every week CNN International’s African Voices highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely open themselves up to the camera. New York (CNN) — A group of young Rwandan movie directors are making their mark on the world stage, and helping to heal the wounds of the country’s troubled past. Last month, four young...
A huge majority of us assume search engines are unbiased. But that may be just...– How the net traps us all in our own little bubbles | Technology | The Observer (via interestingsnippets)
Life with Lami: Burberry Prorsum Resort 2012 →
lifewithlami: this is what i call AFRICAN meets EUROPEAN the breakdown: colors: the palette is filled with creamy mustards, dark tans, ocean blues, turquoises, deep blues, greens, purples, oranges, and blacks. the saturation of color is african on the mark as well as the patterns and prints. …
Rutina Wesley To Star As Immaculee Ilibagiza In... →
b-sama: Star of hit HBO vampire series True Blood, Rutina Wesley, has signed on to star in a film based on Immaculee Ilibagiza’s bestselling book, Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust. Who is Immanulee Ilibagiza? She’s a Rwandan author and speaker whose first novel (Left To Tell, published in 2006), tells details her survival during the Rwandan Genocide, how she...
OBIA, THE THIRD: Viviane Sassen →
tobia: “[Viviane] Sassen uses bold, graphic shadows, vivid color and place to create images full of symbols and ambiguity. She obscures faces in deep shadows or turns them away and by doing so, she withholds essential elements which allow the viewer to identify with the subject. ‘If I were to…