Blogs

How 80s black anime heroin Claudia Grant showed the power to seeing yourself in a story

© Courtesy of Harmony Gold USA and Tatsunoko At the end of 2021, Disney released its latest blockbuster Encanto that brought, and still does, enchantment to the young and less young all over. As I scrolled through social media pages online, I noticed parents posting videos of their children pointing to a screen at Mirabel,… Continue reading How 80s black anime heroin Claudia Grant showed the power to seeing yourself in a story

Articles

Ophelia Fu Showcases New Crypto Art in Virtual World

UK-based mixed media and digital artist Ophelia Fu has a new digital art show that you and anyone else with lockdown-inspired cabin fever can view in a virtual world powered by the Ethereum blockchain. Published on Agora Digital Art on 18 December 2020 https://twitter.com/ophelia_fu/status/1328273991774167040 © Courtesy of the artist. This new exhibition will showcase digital artworks… Continue reading Ophelia Fu Showcases New Crypto Art in Virtual World

Short Stories

Wanji’s Journey

Synopsis: This is Wanji's story. She grew up in a polygamous household in her native Uganda, where she initially questions the traditions and lessons on her duty as a woman. She carries these lessons with her when she grows up and moves to 1980s West London. At first, she’s ready to put up with anything, until she ventures out, is introduced to different perspectives, learns about herself, her self-worth and starts changing the game.

Articles

New Media Artist Siyu Cao Connects East and West in Webcomic Series

Artist Siyu Cao talks to Agora Digital Art about how she bridges cultures through her webcomic series, while she inspires young female new media artists to be bolder in reaching out to audiences through their art. Published on Agora Digital Art on November 6 2020  “Online digital art platforms have allowed women to gain more… Continue reading New Media Artist Siyu Cao Connects East and West in Webcomic Series

Articles

Webcomic Series: Female Artists Rise to the Top – Introduction

This is the first of a series of articles on female webcomic artists from around the world, telling how they gained prominence in a male-dominated industry thanks to their artistic talent and storytelling. Published on Agora Digital Art on October 6 2020 If you look at digital comics, especially webcomics, that top global charts online, you… Continue reading Webcomic Series: Female Artists Rise to the Top – Introduction

Articles, Short Stories

Wanji’s Journey

Synopsis: This is Wanji's story. She grew up in a polygamous household in her native Uganda, where she initially questions the traditions and lessons on her duty as a woman. She carries these lessons with her when she grows up and moves to 1980s West London. At first, she’s ready to put up with anything, until she ventures out, is introduced to different perspectives, learns about herself, her self-worth and starts changing the game.