Most of the photographs of Africa published around the rest of the world are taken by outsiders and focus on well-worn topics like war or poverty or endangered wildlife. It’s a little less common to simply see images from everyday life, especially taken from the point of view of an African.
That’s one of the reasons a photography student from the U.K. decided to gather up cameras, head to a high school in the Gambia, and teach a photo workshop that invited each student to capture images at home and in their neighborhoods. Many of the students had never used a camera before.
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