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Before and After
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Before and After

Make-over fantasies, flawed dualisms, and how two images side by side can change public space.
Maryam Fanni
By Maryam Fanni
On Isolation, Heirlooms and Solidarity
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On Isolation, Heirlooms and Solidarity

How the Sankara Rug became a comfort away from home.
Neo Maditla
By Neo Maditla
A Colonial History of the Color Blue
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A Colonial History of the Color Blue

Bolting a chain of exploitation, from hardy rocky plants, to deep indigo dyes, and monumental stones.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
A Colonial History of the Color Red
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A Colonial History of the Color Red

Tracing the bloodline of an ink from sixteenth century Abya Yala to the National Gallery in London.
Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
By Luiza Prado de Oliveira Martins
When a House is Not a Home
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When a House is Not a Home

The design of matchbox houses in South Africa and the challenges of COVID-19.
Lebogang Mokoena
By Lebogang Mokoena