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A Snap Or Two

  • A Snap Or Two - Oualid Khelifi - Multimedia Author
  • A Snap Or Two - Oualid Khelifi - Multimedia Author
    Mali 2012 - On the dunes of Essakane, few kilometres outside Timbuktu in conflict-torn Norther Mali, Touareg men prepare for Ilujan dance carried on camels as part of the opening parade of Festival au Désert
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    Mali 2012 - On the closing evening of Festival au Désert last edition which took place in January 2012, rumours of a Touareg rebellion against the government in Bamako begun looming. A Touareg man performs traditional Tekuba sword dance.
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    Algeria 2013 - Firing gunpowder with hunting rifles is a ceremonial activity during marriages in Algeria. Even youngsters who had never handled a weapon before venture into the experience.
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    Ghana 2014 - Extreme biking as it is called by young performers on the streets of Jamestown in the capital Accra. This show was part of a street festival, refer to my Chale Wote photo essay for the full story.
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    Ghana 2014 - A solo dancer moving to Azonto beats, a Ghanian genre believed to originate from Kpanlogo traditional music and made popular by youtube video of a mentally unstable man dancing to it. This street party was the closing act of a street festival, refer to my Chale Wote photo essay for the full story.
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    London/UK 2014: Fokn Bois rap duo, M3NSA and Wanlov the Kubolor from Ghana, performing extracts of their 'Gospel Porn' record. The lyrics used in Ghana are perceived very controversial given the critical and satirical tone towards the Christian church in Ghana.
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    Ghana 2014 - Dancer Jamal Joseph during 'Dreamscapes' show, a production of Accra Theatre Workshop, a young independent initiative to promote critical and socially-engaged performance art in Ghana.
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    Ghana 2014 - Theatre actress Teya Beth Leonard-Quarmyne during 'Dreamscapes' show, a production of Accra Theatre Workshop, a young independent initiative to promote critical and socially-engaged performance art in Ghana.
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    Ghana 2014 - DJ Steloo dropping a live mix during a theatre performance. Steelo aspires to combine deep house electronic sounds to urban pop hits in a musical collection which spans over Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa as well diaspora in the Europe and North America.
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    Ghana 2014 - A member of a brass band goes solo with his saxophone during an outdoors evening performance at Legon campus, University of Ghana, Accra.