Briefly recapping my night out in Lagos, Nigeria and watching the interaction between a Nigerian prostitute and a foreigner. It’s not an uncommon sight, but I suppose having interacted with the man first hand (he works for my friend’s father) and him revealing his viewpoint as a white man clearly still feeling superior in a black man’s land; it was just left a very bitter taste in my mouth to watch this beautiful, young black woman be handled by him….
Souwere painting of Senegal. These artworks of glass painting usually depict history, daily life, women, relationships, griots and are sometimes used to tell religious epics. During the French colonial rule of Senegal, the artform was banned due to its militant stance.
The artworks featured are by painters Birahim Fall, Mam Gueye, Babacar Lo, Badé and renowned artist Gora M’bengue.