Woman Calling With Cellphone, Wearing Banknotes Hat In Maulidi Festival, Lamu, Kenya. by Eric Lafforgue on Flickr.

Woman Calling With Cellphone, Wearing Banknotes Hat In Maulidi Festival, Lamu, Kenya. by Eric Lafforgue on Flickr.

Moroccan calligrapher, Noureddine Daifallah.

Moroccan calligrapher, Noureddine Daifallah.

Fatna Gbouri

Fatna Gbouri


Leaf from volume one  of a decorated two volume set of the Qur’an produced in sub-Saharan (West) Africa in the 13th AH / 19th CE century. Written in Sūdānī script on loose leaves, this manuscript is enclosed in two decorated covers and a leather pouch (satchel).

Leaf from volume one  of a decorated two volume set of the Qur’an produced in sub-Saharan (West) Africa in the 13th AH / 19th CE century. Written in Sūdānī script on loose leaves, this manuscript is enclosed in two decorated covers and a leather pouch (satchel).

Untitled - Farid Belkahia

Untitled - Farid Belkahia

Douentza, Mali, 1985. Eric Stone.

Douentza, Mali, 1985. Eric Stone.

Djenne, Mali, 1985. Eric Stone.

Djenne, Mali, 1985. Eric Stone.

A Tuareg, goat leather panel from Mauritania. 

A Tuareg, goat leather panel from Mauritania. 

Zoomorphic calligraphy for a Sufi tale by Sudanese calligrapher, Hassan Musa. 

Zoomorphic calligraphy for a Sufi tale by Sudanese calligrapher, Hassan Musa. 

A really cool poster featuring the saint Ahmed al-Tijani.

A really cool poster featuring the saint Ahmed al-Tijani.