Recently her work was on display on the cover of fashion magazine Glamour, when she braided and styled TV personality and rapper Boity Thulo.
The month of May is a celebration of what it means to be African to deepen and expand our knowledge, engage in cultural exchanges and sharpen our ideas, but also to come together as one.
From art pieces such as, ‘Oduduwa’, ‘Yemoja’, ‘Ere Ibeji’ as well as royal paraphernalia like shoes, ‘irukere’ (horse whisk), and others; Olafisoye flaunts his vast knowledge of the cultural and spiritual world of African tradition. And the fashion accessories are meant for traditional chiefs and kings based on categorisation.
As a proud African and a lover of our culture, I admire women in ankle bracelets because it portrays their identity and beauty as African Queens, while promoting the African culture. Wearing of ankle bracelet is an art of our culture not evil.
These giant trees can grow to be as old as 2 500 years and dominate areas in southern Africa where people lived in ancient times. They may also help us understand our climate-challenged present.
The archaeological site of Panga ya Saidi, in Kenya, which is about 78,000 years old, is the only site in eastern Africa that allowed researchers to document for the first time, the periods ranging from the Middle Stone Age to the Late Stone Age.
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.
Ostrich eggshell beads suggest the long-distance network was established by 33,000 years ago
A history of beads and African hair jewelry told through the unforgettable story of Baroness Floella Benjamin.