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Jelili Atiku | A Performance Artists’ Efforts Towards Visual Education & Change

Jelili Atiku invites spectators to become a component of social development, an opportunity to recalibrate their reality and renew their perceptions. Atiku utilises a plethora of methods and media coupled with his acute focus to undertake…

Everyday Africa | When Social Media Is A Game Changer

Everyday Africa | When Social Media Is A Game Changer

What happens every 60 seconds in Africa? A minute passes. Perhaps you’ve come across the meme that’s made the Internet rounds since last year.

Tony Allen, In it for the Music

Tony Allen | In it for the Music

A review of Tony Allen: An Autobiography of the Master Drummer of Afrobeat. Tony Allen’s autobiography is an epic narrative tracing the life and times of an iconic Nigerian musician.

Abraham Oghobase | Ecstatic, Waiting To Exhale

Abraham Oghobase | Ecstatic, Waiting To Exhale

“Yes, I want something. I want my freedom, I want to live like a man, I am not an animal.” Photographer Abraham Oghobase introduces ‘Ecstatic‘, a vibrant photo essay with this statement from…

Moving Forward | A Yala Africa Photographic Initiative

Moving Forward | A Yala Africa Photographic Initiative

“The future of Africa lies in its youth…” says Hategeka Moses of Yala Africa.  A continent with a median age of 19 years old as of 2011*, Hategaka’s words ring more than pertinent….

Tolerence & Humility, Brooding Letters to Nigeria

Tolerence & Humility, Brooding Letters to Nigeria

Ever since I can recall, road travel has terrified me. It may have something to do with the grotesque scenes of road accidents splayed in the papers. Back in the 1990s, that was…

Creating Your Own Image of Makoko

Creating Your Own Image of Makoko

Guest Contribution by Andrea Stultiens Observations and thoughts on The Silent Majority Project, a photography and public art project in urban slum, Makoko. In an exhibition on American photography in 1978, MoMA curator…

Mary Evans | Cut and Paste

Mary Evans | Cut and Paste

For the better part of 20 years, mixed media artist Mary Evans has fused elements of her Nigerian heritage and European upbringing. Spending her shaping years between the cities of Lagos and London made…

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