When life… imitates art

Today’s heading of “When life imitates art” came after watching the interview attached in the article, where Misty (a fashion model) said, “She first saw Shudu (a computer generated model) on Instagram and thought, “Wow, this is amazing!” After a while, Misty and Shudu’s creators commenced doing projects together, where Misty is the partner and “body double” of the virtual model called Shudu. Have the tables turned, do we now find life imitating art?

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Fun with African flags

Readers of this blog know by now that this website loves all visually-African-looking things! And one of the most identifying visual things of any global community is their flag design. Warrior tribes have them, governments commission for them and even pirates could not resist the pull (if Hollywood movies are to be believed). “Fun with African flags” is a weekly article where we imagine what different flags from all over the world would look like if they were “Africanised” (Eat that! Sheldon Cooper).

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Three unsung African Queens

With Africa being a continent made up of 54 different countries and countless languages. A lot of shining, and extremely gifted African Queens sometimes fall through the cracks. Visually African has started a brand new weekly-article series called “Three unsung African Queens”. The aim of this weekly series is to deliver to you, three songbirds that the world needs to pay more attention to.

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All the ways to climb Kilimanjaro

One funny thing about the Visually African blog is that (it always feels like) I don’t have enough categories to slot articles into. I have to enter a wrestling match with my own mind, just to try and figure out what goes where… and Mount Kilimanjaro has landed itself in the Pets & Wildlife section. At 5,895 metres above sea level, I think it fits in perfectly next to Godzilla and the rest of mother nature’s wildlife. Now let’s talk about all the ways you can climb this monster!

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African-made Nintendo Switch games

Wouldn’t it be great if you could buy some Nintendo Switch games that are made in Africa, by African game development studios! Do African countries have game development studios? Yes, of course! The industry is still young and underfunded but it is growing! In this post, I wanted to spotlight Nintendo games that are made in Africa, and most importantly owned by Africans.

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A simple step-by-step hairstyle to try alone with your African hair

I grew up seeing women and girls struggle for ideas on new ways to change-up their lovely African hair. Have I tried this style myself? Sigh, nope… Sorry ladies, my glorious natural African hair is still too short (when is it ever long enough for anything? Am I right ‘ey!) but jokes aside, you can do this!

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