“The African must be able to tell his/her story, mainly from the African eye using Photography and history not just for those here and around today but with the ultimate aim of reaching out to generations unborn. A people with the knowledge of their own HISTORY are proud people. Africa is contributing its part in the information highway and with the internet at our disposal, there’s never a better time to do so.”
Lagos, a city of Smiles, struggle, colors, people, frenzy and that Adrenalin rush, stands for many things to different people..
The project, on its third installment, themed ‘Timeless Memories’ is an art series created and curated by Oludamola Adebowale to celebrate the legacy of Africa’s first Nobel Laureate (literature) and human rights activist
Kuramo had a life of its own at night in the last decade of the 20th century, in spite of the frequent ocean surge that ate miles off Bar Beach and eventually obliterated it within a decade.
Molue has all that you want to buy especially in the healthcare department, there’s always a vendor of all kinds of medicine or magical product that can make all ones problems go away forever. Ironically, a Molue is like a moving school, with a lot of colourful paintings and words written on them. Even job notices and success tips are pasted all around the bus inside out.
Drone shots of Lagos Island have been added to the ones put together three years ago when I got the opportunity to go up an abandoned 25 storey building (Independence House) across from King’s College, Onikan.
Bolaji Alonge, aka Eyes of a Lagos Boy, presents two major exhibitions in October 2019, as part of Felabration 2019 and the Lagos Biennial.
FELABRATION 2019 | 14-20 OCTOBER | FREEDOM PARK OUTDOOR PHOTO EXHIBITION by BOLAJI ALONGE Eyes of a Lagos Boy, photographer Bolaji … More
Felabration at Freedom Park Lagos is an annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigeria’s … More