Kushn Is Beautiful

Greer Valley and Themba Mntambo of Hands On Design Studio have created this gorgeous line of bags, sleeves and holders for all sorts of electronic gadgets. Greer tells me:

Kushn designs are inspired by everyday life in modern, cosmopolitain African cities. African textiles such as Kente fabric from Ghana, are a big inspiration to us as we are in love with colour, geometric patterns and interesting textures.
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Kindred: A Conversation Between Black Women

Kindred Fall/Winter 2011: “Who I Am: An Introduction”
Call for Submissions

Kindred is a conversation between Black women. In any conversation, it’s important to know who the participants are, where they come from and what makes them unique.

As Black women, we cannot afford to assume the same narratives inform each of us; instead we should acknowledge our differences, accept them and celebrate them.

So the theme of this first issue, is “Who I Am: An Introduction”. Who are you? What makes you who you are? Where do you come from? How did you get here? Where are you going?

Submit your prose, poetry, essays and other works of writing as well as illustrations, photography and other images to
submissions [at] kindredcollective.com

Please limit your words to 1500 and your images to 10. Submissions close Friday, September 30, 2011

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