The title of the Mtindo coffee table book is the Swahili word for style. MTINDO! Mtindo can also mean the way one moves or the way one expresses themselves. Fundamentally, the book highlights how creative minds of Africa are embracing and acknowledging the continent’s progress and style. Kenyan born CEO of FA254, Waridi – Wardah and award-winning photographer Daniele Tamagni (1975-2017) captures a new generation of African style movers who are the representatives of this creative generation eager to bring change make a difference in rebranding Africa’s future. The featured images by Daniele Tamagni of musicians, artists, filmmakers, and writers on the move in their home country, Kenya, deliver stunning proof of the power and the diversity of avant-garde creatives from the African continent. Hundreds of young talents in all fields of the arts are now contributing to the future of Africa, sending strong messages to the local and global scenes.
The book was curated by Christiane Arp (Chief Editor of Vogue Germany) and reviews by Reiner Opoku (Co-Founder of Parley for the Oceans), Melissa Drier (German Correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily), and Sara Maino (Senior Editor for Vogue Italia and Head of Vogue Talents).