Australian filmmaker Dom West is obsessed with rollerblading, and has made it his personal mission to capture the myriad micro-communities equally obsessed with the trend around the world. We were captivated by his film of such a community in Lagos, Nigeria, of a young local inline skating community expressing themselves atop skates.
We chat with uber-cool filmmaker Ebeneza Blanche about his career, the huge influence of music in his work and his latest project, 20 Ghana, a short film that he captured to raise awareness of African culture.
Talented local Ghanian photographer Jessica Sarkodie spent several years studying abroad before returning home. The gravitational pull to her first love of photography was so strong that she embarked on a freelancer photography career and never looked back. This is her guide to Accra, where she captured the capital’s vibrant, pulsing neighbourhoods with us.