1 of 9 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".
2 of 9 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.
3 of 9 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.
4 of 9 Kenyan-born Wangechi Mutu's fantastical mixed media collages of the female body challenge stereotypical images of femininity.
5 of 9 Artist Chéri Samba - from war-torn Democratic of Congo - says he is an observer of daily life. This painting shows the world vomiting guns.
6 of 9 Here, London-based Nigerian Yinka Shonibare shows a typical Victorian living room covered in African prints instead of the usual English chintz.
7 of 9 This provocative caricature of Osama Bin Laden is by Sudanese artist Hassan Musa is entitled Great American Nude.
8 of 9 South African photographer David Goldblatt likes to reveal the contrast between rich and poor in his images of architecture and landscape.
9 of 9 This spectacular eight-metre patchwork or "cloth of gold" is made from thousands of bottle tops by Ghanaian El Anatsui.