The 9 most popular Afri-love posts in 2010

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I started this blog in June this year as an outlet for my passion for Africa and for the arts, culture and self-investigation. I've thoroughly enjoyed the many hours I've put into creating the content and I'm ever grateful for all the time you've put into reading, commenting, appreciating and sharing.

I posted a similar round-up a little while ago, on the blog's 5 month anniversary (yes, arbitrary I know). It does make a bit more sense to do so at the end of the year so, particularly for the benefit of all the new readers (welcome!), here are the 9 posts that were most visited in 2010. Common themes: art, hair and fashion…

1. 
Inspired by Dimitra Tzanos whose Greek and South African experiences were brought together in her design project "For the Love of Africa" (image above)

2.
Le Coil: photography celebrating the beauty of afro hair 

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3.
The debut post in the Afri-love interview series: a spotlight on Chief Nyamweya, the artist behind Emergency Web Comic

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4.
The bold and beautiful Africa-inspired accessories designed by Rachel Stewart

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5.
An interview with enterprising designer, Mkuki Bgoya of Kina Klothing

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6.
Pilgrimages: illustration inspired by the ambitious literary project; writing interrogating the limits of our self-knowledge

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7.
The first post chronicling the third round of my natural hair journey 

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8.
An interview with Lesley of Ododo Originals whose passion is in full bloom

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9.
Female Relations: a peek at a painting series I recently exhibited

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Images from top: design by Dimitra Tzanos; photo by Jamala Johns; illustration by Chief Nyamweya; photo courtesy Rachel Stewart; photo courtesy Mkuki Bgoya; illustrations by Lulu Kitololo; photo by Lulu Kitololo; photo courtesy of Lesley/Ododo Originals; painting by Lulu Kitololo.

3 thoughts on “The 9 most popular Afri-love posts in 2010”

  1. Hi lulu…..am a big fan of your blog. love the content, the art work, and your passion of the African culture. Your natural hair compliments your beauty….love it. A lot of us are spotting the natural look which to me is a statement of pride,embracing who we truly are. Wish u all the best….wish you a happy and prosperous new year..Mercy:-)

  2. Hi Mercy – thank you very much for your support, encouragement and compliments! I wish you a wonderful 2011 🙂
    Lesley, thank you very much! I look forward to bringing you more goodies in 2011.

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