Senegalese Photographer Documents Next Generation Of African Creatives

By Erin Wright – WABE
November 3, 2017

When Americans think of Africa, we are likely to envision a very specific set of images, like lions hunting on the Serengeti, or a herd of elephants grazing in vast grasslands.

The High Museum is hosting a massive touring exhibit that puts a human face to a continent of diverse cultures, countries and peoples.

“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” features works by more than 120 artists and designers from 22 countries. On “City Lights,” Lois Reitzes spoke with Omar Victor Diop, a Senegalese artist and photographer whose work is featured in the “Making Africa” exhibit.

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