Art books with cultural diversity.


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SHAKE THE FRAME is an online art bookstore with a fine selection of books and magazines dedicated to artists in a wide range of national, ethnic and cultural groups. This includes categories in photography, fine art, design, architecture, fashion, performance, music, dance, LGBTQ+.

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  1. Edna Ramos: actress, host, founder SPIT IT OUT.

      For those of us who don't know you yet, tell us a little bit more about yourself? I am Edna Ramos, I’m twenty-seven years old, I was born in Cape...
  2. Nyiragasigwa Hens: Belgian-Rwandan actress, community builder, creative co-mother of BeHuman/The Pride of Colour/Rwanda enZoveel Meer.

    I don't think of myself as an activist. But if other people like to call me that, that's ok. It's rather that I see something out of balance, and want to bring it back into balance.
  3. Johannesburg-based artist Malebona Maphutse(25) artistic viewpoint is a symbiosis of different disciplines. Her work includes paintings, silk screen printing, poetry, video and performance and asks us to rethink our understanding of our histories, culture

    Since I created the character, her purposes have developed overtime. At some point she was an institutional critic. At some point she went into an archive, one of the biggest archives in Africa.