Day: November 2, 2012

FILM AFRICA 2012

Words Kiran Yoliswa  Pictured Restless City, directed by Andrew Dosunmu Now in its second year, Film Africa is bringing together 70 films and more than 30 visiting filmmakers in London from November 1 to 11. The festival, happening in venues across town, is becoming a centrifugal point for African cinema in […]

MEET… ISSUE 17 MODEL JAMEL GORDON-LYNCH

Words Kiran — Yoliswa Born in London to family from Jamaica and Barbados, Jamel Gordon-Lynch’s cheekbones may look familiar from our Spring 2011 Nowhere Boy editorial. For Issue 17 we’ve brought him back to help us re-imagine Samuel Fosso’s African Spirits autoportraits series.After bribing him with cheese omelettes, Gordon-Lynch took […]

INSIDE ISSUE 17 ARISE MAGAZINE OUT NOW

Photography Seiji Fujimori   Styling Ty-ron Mayes/Sabrina Henry   Model Tyra Banks — ARISE killed it at New York Fashion Week with our fifth collective show, African Icons. Get the full lowdown this issue with our pick of the key looks from each of the five African designers, which The Guardian called “stunning” and “show stopping”. We agree. While […]