Passing on the Torch The number of photographers represented in Africa State of Mind comes close to the number of countries, fifty four, that make up the continent. When so many African artists turn their lenses on rapidly changing societies freighted with histories of colonialism, expect to find diversity and diffraction in their multiplicity of responses. The photographs have mostly been taken over the last decade and what they effect is a conscious decoupling from the hackneyed visual tropes that for so long have characterized representations of Africa. The result is a celebratory affection for everyday life that does not...
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