Portrait of Humanity


Hereros: Conflict and costume in Namibia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sitting at the intersection of typology, documentary and fine art, Jim Naughten’s winning Portrait of Humanity 2020 series explores the vibrant and politically-charged costumes of Namibia’s Herero tribe

1 October 2020

Reversing cultural erasure in the work of Ngadi Smart

Reading Time: 4 minutes “As African creatives, we now have the tools to tell our own story, and do it in our own way.” After being shortlisted for Portrait of Humanity 2020, the Sierra Leonean artist unpacks her work on resilience and community in West Africa

28 September 2020