ROUNDUP: 5 Digital Platforms that Highlight the Beauty of Blackness

NATAAL

A platform with an emphasis on contemporary African art, NATAAL takes film, fashion, music, art, culture and media to a whole new level with striking visual aesthetics.  

(Image: Naatal.com, Photography by Thompson S Ekong)

(Image: Naatal.com, Photography by Thompson S Ekong)

AGHATISE

Our very own creative director, Mark Igbinadolor, has created a space to showcase his amazing photographic talents. As he highlights on his beautifully minimalist about page, AGHATISE is a “visual and social platform and portfolio.”

(Image: Aghatise.com, Photography by Mark Igbinadolor)

(Image: Aghatise.com, Photography by Mark Igbinadolor)

GHUBAR MAGAZINE

With an eye towards traditional African aesthetics, GHUBAR magazine initiates a fashion, arts and lifestyle magazine in to the digital space. It is essentially “dust, culture and aesthetics with a twist of Arabic.”

(Image: Ghubar Magazine)

(Image: Ghubar Magazine)

SAINT HERON

Because it is a Solange produced project, you know the visual aesthetics are going to be beyond creative imagination. She combines her musical background with her talents in creative direction and makes a platform that represents a new movement of visionaries and independent artists of all realms. 

(Image: saintheron.com) 

(Image: saintheron.com) 

CRWN MAGAZINE

Finally a magazine that wants to tell our hairstories, CRWN magazine provides gorgeous content represents our hair as the crown that it is and seeks to expand the edges around standards of beauty. It “exists to create a progressive dialogue around what it really means to go natural in America.

(Image: crwnmag.com

(Image: crwnmag.com

 

Charity Gates, Digital Director