Author Archives: Juliet Highet



Juliet Highet

Originally trained as a photographer, Juliet Highet lived in East & West Africa as well as India, subsequently also travelling to 52 countries. In Nigeria she began writing professionally and on her return to UK began editing books and magazines. Highet is widely published on travel, the arts, perfumery and much more. She is the author of Frankincense: Oman’s Gift to the World, and a specialist in contemporary Arab culture and its heritage.

El Anatsui: Shimmering Mirage
Art

El Anatsui: Shimmering Mirage

El Anatsui is one of Africa’s most influential artists of his generation, and has been named by Britain’s The Independent as one of the fifty greatest cultural figures shaping the...

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February 15, 2018
The New ‘Scramble for Africa’: In Art
Art

The New ‘Scramble for Africa’: In Art

The Hungry Global Wolves Barneby’s is the world’s leading art and auction search engine. Its co-founder, one Pontus Silfverstolpe, says: ‘Now the world’s leading auction houses have taken notice of...

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July 19, 2017
Design Africa
Architecture & Design, Design

Design Africa

African art is HOT now! Across the continent galleries and museums are mushrooming, like a glorious aesthetic addiction. On the global scene, for the first time, an African curator, Nigerian-born...

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December 20, 2016
Moroccan Women and Argan Oil
Literature

Moroccan Women and Argan Oil

Moroccan women have always considered their appearance as an art form, dressing to thrill beneath sober jellabahs, and often using cosmetics well into old age. Traditional beauty products ensure their...

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September 07, 2015
Art

Layers of Memory

In the United States the curator of an exhibition called Storylines, Professor Francine Farr, wrote in an open Thank You letter to its artist, Victor Ekpuk: “You gave us refreshingly...

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September 07, 2015