Photo by Manuel Bivar on Buala (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5)

Photo by Manuel Bivar on Buala (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5)

In Guinea-Bissau “there is a real market of experts on painting wall advertisements”, says landscape architect Manuel Bivar. In 2011, he shared a collection of photos featuring hand-painted ads from Guinean shops on the African contemporary culture website, Buala.