PHOTOGRAPHERS R ed Hook Labs in New York, in collaboration with Nataal, spotlighted six photographers from Africa and its diaspora, both emerging and widely acclaimed. The photographers in the fields of art, fashion, documentary and portraiture, are telling the stories of Africa in the 21st century. Red Hook Labs is a public-benefit corporation dedicated to establishing creative communities and self-sustaining businesses in developing areas. Through their unique relationship with creative industries and commitment to education, events, and programming, they are able to connect education and continuing skills training to mentorship, internships and job placement. Nataal is a new global media brand celebrating contemporary African fashion, visual arts, music, travel and society and collaborates with partners globally to curate unique exhibitions and events. | ISSUE 6 JUNE 2017 19
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