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In pictures: Africa Remix
Waiting for Bus by Dilomprizulike (Courtesy of the artist)
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The largest exhibition of contemporary African artists seen in Europe has opened at London's Hayward Gallery. These life-size figures are made from rubbish collected by Nigerian Dilomprizulike - who is known as "the junk man of Africa".
African Adventure by Jane Alexander (Courtesy of the artist)
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Among the hundreds of works featured in the Africa Remix show is this tableau by South African Jane Alexander, exploring identity by mixing human and animal forms.
Le Chef by Samuel Fosso (Copyright: The artist)
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In this photograph, Samuel Fosso - who lives in the Central African Republic - dresses up in the guise of the chief who sold Africa to the colonialists.
A painting by Wangechi Mutu
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Kenyan-born Wangechi Mutu's fantastical mixed media collages of the female body challenge stereotypical images of femininity.
Le Monde Vomissant by Chéri Samba (Copyright: The artist)
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Artist Chéri Samba - from war-torn Democratic of Congo - says he is an observer of daily life. This painting shows the world vomiting guns.
Victorian Philanthropist's Parlour by Yinka Shonibare
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Here, London-based Nigerian Yinka Shonibare shows a typical Victorian living room covered in African prints instead of the usual English chintz.
Great American Nude by Hassan Musa (Copyright: The artist)
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This provocative caricature of Osama Bin Laden is by Sudanese artist Hassan Musa is entitled Great American Nude.
Photography by David Goldblatt
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South African photographer David Goldblatt likes to reveal the contrast between rich and poor in his images of architecture and landscape.
Sasa by El Anatsui (Courtesy of the October Gallery)
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This spectacular eight-metre patchwork or "cloth of gold" is made from thousands of bottle tops by Ghanaian El Anatsui.


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