To be Black

To be Black

I had intended for this to be a photo blog, but I thought I'd explain the inspiration behind the photos. Everything I am writing is from experience. Colourism /ˈkʌlərɪz(ə)m/ noun prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial group. Growing up I have experienced [...]

Kenyan Art

Kenyan Art

Kenyan art is beautiful. These are some of my favourite pieces at home:  Photos 1&2: an authentic, traditional container from Turkana, Kenya Photos 3&4: ornamental dried plant with a hand woven 'vase' Photos 5&6: beaded gecko from The Banana Box, an African crafts store  Photos 7&8: wooden carving of three men  Photos 9&10: beaded woman, [...]