Working as an artist in Africa is not easy: Art materials are scarce and expensive. That's why Felisberto Pereira, aka "Botodjo," a self-taught artist from Guinea Bissau found an unconventional way to produce his own art supplies.
Mariama Bonso is a cashew producer in Guinea-Bissau. Processing her product at Buwondena Cooperative has allowed her to send her children to school. The cooperative has taught local producers a new approach to business.
Kigali's art scene is booming. Willy Karekezi is part of it. He works at the Uburanga Arts studio in Kigali. His aim is to develop the healing and inspiring part of art and to spread it in his local community.
From school dropout to an internationally renowned artist and environmentalist: Kenyan Cyrus Kabiru creates beautiful artworks out of trash. He believes that everything deserves a second chance in life. Even junk.
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