Inspired by her native Sierra Leone, this designer’s Victorian home is full of vibrant fabrics and West African touches
On the opening day of “Get Up, Stand Up Now — Generations of Black Creative Pioneers,” lines of visitors snaked around the courtyard of London’s Somerset House.
Filled with joie de vivre, the internal world of Dutch-born artist Carla Kranendonk is brought to life through the women of colour on canvas which serve to highlight independence, empowerment and pure African beauty
The world-famous throwing of the beads, millions of pounds of beads every year, brings out millions of people worldwide for the Mardi Gras Festival and other pomp and grandeur.
It should be a spectacle because every inch of “Spoek 1,” inside and out, is beaded — 70 million beads in total. When it rolls, the hubcaps are like kaleidoscopes and the gun turret is hypnotic as it catches sunlight.
For Olaniyi Sunday Olaniran, 2015 was tipping for his career as a visual artist. It was the year his art witnessed meteoric rise in terms of exhibitions and competitions entered and ensuing plaudits. The artist’s pallet knife is cutting something deep this time around.
Celebrated media personality, Kobi Hemaa Osisiadan-Bekoe, is TV Personality of the Year 2019. This happened at the Ghana Leadership Awards held at the weekend.
The two were enstooled yesterday at Gomoa Afransi. Wendy was enstooled as the “Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi” and Eshun as “Queen of Juvenal and Youth”.
Tammy said for the video’s outfits to represent African heritage, they used traditional Ghanaian Kente, traditional Masai fabric, West African fabrics and silhouettes, Ndebele beading and accents, Zimbabwean woven baskets/craft hats, African warrior tribal art, and Zimbabwean traditional craft beads.
The Nigerian-American stylist and content creator put together timeless looks for Patoranking and 27 women who represented Fela’s Kalakuta Queens.