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New issues of Izibongo magazine, celebrating the art of Africa and its diaspora
“I am trying to find myself in some of the visual experiences and try to get out of the ordinary. “
With palette knife, this Kenyan artist has dedicated his artistic career to portraying one of Africa’s most recognised people – the Maasai.
Amakai Quaye’s artworks are mostly figurative due to his background as an illustrator.
Her oil paintings portray women and their social life and daily activities. But not only does she paint, she also extends herself as a sculpturist.
“I’m quite an enthusiast of history. I research and meditate on what our predecessors left us; and I have big respect for that. However, I’m not only stuck on the past. A man is the sum of its past’s imprints, present’s exertions and future’s vision.” Hailu Kifle
Welcome to this, the first issue of Izibongo, a monthly magazine celebrating the art of Africa and its Diaspora.