Portrait by Omar Victor Diop
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Photographer's historic portraits with a modern twist

Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop has told Focus on Africa why he reinvented some historic paintings with a playful touch of his very own.

He said it was part of his exploration of the history of Africa, and the continent's relationship with the rest of the world.

Copyright Omar Victor Diop, images courtesy Magnin-A Gallery, Paris

  • 18 Dec 2014
Go to next video: Photos from the royal court of Benin