"The Passavant collection is an outstanding and unique collection of 274 photographs from West and Central Africa held by the Basel Ethnographic Museum (Museum der Kulturen). These photographs documenting the coastal area between Sierra Leone and Angola (including the islands of Madeira and Tenerife) were taken mostly by African photographers between 1870 and 1885. They were purchased and brought back to Europe by Carl Passavant, a young Basel citizen, from two voyages he had undertaken to West and Central Africa between 1883 and 1885." The collection is held by Basel Ethnographic Museum. ... [according to site editor’s information]
Homepage of the exhibition "Porträt Afrika" by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin in the year 2000. It was devoted to a completely different picture of the African continent: cities and their current transformations.On the following pages you can visit the seven thematic sections of "Portrait Africa", with a wealth of pictures and artist biographies, as well as informative texts and excerpts from interviews.
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On the site of this NGO you will mainly find a whole range of Angolan artists' biographies and examples of their works (musicians, painters, photographers, sculptors, weavers, writers). Moreover, you will find basic information on the history and georgraphy of Angola and on projects. [editors ilissAfrica]
Emeka Okereke born in 1980 is a Nigerian photographer who lives and works between Africa and Europe, moving from one to the other on a frequent basis. He came in contact with photography in 2001. He is a member of Depth of Field (DOF) collective, a group made up of six Nigerian photographers. In this website, one can see a lot of picture about africa, poems ect.. ... [according to site editor's information & editor's ilissafrica]
"Africa Media Online is a professional marketplace based in South Africa. We sell publication rights to African photos, audio files and text produced by African journalists and deliver the required media files via high res download off this website.We have over 120.000 African pictures available online. The emphasis of the company is to enable African's to tell Africa's story in the global arena. Central to this vision is the development of indigenous photographers and photo archives. (...) Africa Media Online also specialises in digitising African image archives." ... [according to site editor’s information]
The Sudanese-Czech photographer Vít Hassan presents his photograph on flickr. You can find picture albums for Northern, Southern and Estaern Sudan as well as an album of portraits from Sudan. [editors ilissAfrica]