Piotr Cichocki, an ethnographer and curator of the 1000Hz record label, talks about the Vimbuza dance ceremony in Malawi.
On the continent of Africa, the colonial economic arrangements never really ended. To discover this, you need look no further than the food on your plates.
In looking towards a more utopian society, we might consider the African philosophy of ubuntu, as well as Michael Tellinger’s concept of contributionism.
The Nile river eventually flows into the Mediterranean Sea, but has more humble origins. One such source is the Blue Nile at Lake Tana in Ethiopia, where water can be in short supply for large parts of the year.
The global 14th-century map would be unrecognizable to the eyes of today. Empires and states were thriving in Africa and Asia, while the so-called “Old Continent” was of much lesser significance.