My introduction to La Frida was by coincidence almost a month ago, walking through Santo Antonio when I caught eyes with Diana, La Frida's in-house mechanic, and we both gave that "Hey black girl" recognition nod! I continued walking but something told me to go back and ask for a photo as the framing through... Continue Reading →
Beautiful hand crafted jewellery created by Ojire, a Brazilian artisan jewellery designer who's work centres around the cowry shell; a symbol used in connection of African and AfroBrazilian culture.
Earlier this month I paid a visit to the Museu Afro Brasil / AfroBrazil museum in São Paulo, a space which highlights the African perspective in the formation of heritage, identity and Brazilian culture. A space which celebrates an often untold memory and history of Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian Art. About the Afro Brasil Museum, São Paulo Situated... Continue Reading →
http://youtu.be/_MOuXDQyGT0 "Afi o Afi!"- Happy New Year! Today in my family home in Osu, Accra, they are celebrating the start of a New Year after a successful harvest... The Homowo festival! As my father is from Osu, traditionally I celebrate Homowo in this part of Accra. However this is a celebration of gratitude and sharing... Continue Reading →