Angèle Etoundi Essamba (Douala, 1962) is a Cameroonian photographer.
She grew up in Yaoundé moved to Paris as a young girl, where she was trained at the Dutch Professional Photography School in The Hague. Later on she moved to the Netherlands where she trained at the Nederlandse Fotovakschool (Netherlands professional school of photography)
Her art focuses on representations of black womanhood, individuality and humanity. Her work is historical and cultural, aimed at promoting mutual understand and respect for African identity.
Etoundi Essamba gained international recognition with exhibitions all over the world. Her photographs were first displayed in 1985 at the Maison Descartes in Amsterdam. Exhibitions followed throughout the world (Africa, Europe, Asia, South America and the United States)
She is associated with DUTA or Douala Urban Touch of Arts, which allows Central African visual artists in Douala, Cameroon to share their work.
Faig Ahmed (1982, Azerbaijan) is an Baku based, mixed media artist. He distorts and rearranges the traditional eastern carpet patterns; and creates contemporary art pieces; hand-made carpets, paintings, installations and sculptural forms.
Bakü’de yaşayan Faig Ahmed (1982, Azerbaijan) karışık medya sanatçısıdır. Geleneksel doğu halı desenlerini bozan ve yeniden düzenleyen sanatçı, bu desenleri kullanarak el yapımı halılar, resimler ve yerleştirmeler gibi çağdaş sanat eserleri yaratıyor.