Is West Africa Doomed to Suffer these Consequences?

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Dakar-based photographer Fabrice Monteiro has created a photo-series on the environmental problems faced by Africa. Entitled The Prophecy, it is a collaboration between Fabrice and costume designer Doulsy (also known as Jahgal). The duo, along with a team, create elaborate constructions inspired by jinn, the ancient spirits of West Africa, dressed in found materials such as trash-speckled fishing nets and underwater cables.

According to Fabrice,

“Each image took between two and four months to realise. The Senegalese part of the series was crowdfunded on, a local organisation in Senegal that works on environmental protection and education.”

Scroll down to see some images from the series.

via It’s Nice That