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Photographers and their archives #1 – Interview with Omar Badsha

This blog frequently focuses on archives and artists working with photographic archives but… how do photographers look after their own archives? This question we have had in mind for a while will be explored...

« Africa in the Photobook » – Interview with Ben Krewinkel

A few months ago, Fotota’s team discovered this mysterious and brilliant blog, which gives access to all sorts of photobooks, mostly historical, dealing with the African continent. Q/A with the man behind this great initiative....

Validating Visual Heritage in Africa: Historical Photographs and the Role of the ‘Archive’. Conference Report

Cameroon, 27-29 January 2015 by Jürg Schneider and Rosario Mazuela “When the music’s over, turn out the lights!”(The Doors, 1967) The conference “Validating Visual Heritage in Africa: Historical Photographs and the Role of the ‘Archive’” which took place in Buea from 27 to 29 January is over. The lights are…