African Fragrances x African Contemporary Art

Prepare yourself for a powerful olfactive trip to Africa. Roads, the niche perfume label,  recently unveiled a quartet of fragrances inspired by the continent. In addition to the limited edition fragrances, Roads have commissioned four visually and geographically diverse African artists to create packaging artwork to accompany each fragrance. Continue reading “African Fragrances x African Contemporary Art”

Diverse Beauty

After photographing the actress Lupita Nyong’o, Alexi Lubomirski was so impressed by her natural beauty that he felt she didn’t need studio lighting because she radiated light from within. He was then inspired to create a book, which represents diverse beauty without boundaries. Continue reading “Diverse Beauty”

Hit Burundi Roads With ‘Ikinga’

Founded in 2005, Burundian bicycle-taxi association, Solidarité des Taxis Vélos du Burundi, has more than 15,000 unionized members. In 2013, photographer Stephan Würth took a road trip around the hilly country, snapping images on his iPhone of these ubiquitous “bike taxi-men” who are the subject of his new photo book : Ikinga.

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Black History By Carrie Mae Weems

In the US and Canada, February is dedicated to Black History. It is an annual observance for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African Diaspora. In the UK, Black History Month is in October. That is why The Soul Édition is celebrating it twice a year! Continue reading “Black History By Carrie Mae Weems”