The Trans-African is a publication initiative of Invisible Borders Trans-African Project.

By showcasing independent art writers from Africa the platform offers monthly reflections on images and visual phenomena connected to African visual culture. Rooted in historical and literary sources, the writing consists of personal essays in which style mirrors content: the writing's clarity of style is similarly its clarity of ideas.

The journal is part of a longterm publication project of criticism in book form.


Contributing Editors (2016)—Ndinda Kioko, Serubiri Moses, Emmanuel Iduma

Managing Editor—Emmanuel Iduma


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