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Oct 1 2017



As local rapper Naty says, a group of young people are intent on making their mark in Madagascar's cultural history. From gifted slam poet Caylah to inventive visual artist Temandrota and a crew of entrepreneurial skateboarders, a generation of young Madagascans are making space for creative projects.They are inspiring in their enthusiasm and hopeful for the future despite the poverty in their country and its colonial past.

They come from the capital or from a little village in the south of Madagascar. Middle class or poor, they are dreamers, pragmatic, subversive or spiritual. Four artists, four projects, four different ways. They are MADA underground. We chose them to represent the every day combat of the creatives for their art, for their dreams. It's definitely not easy to be an artist on the Red

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