Photo Exhibition: Urban Culture, Historical Continuity

‘Recurring themes reflect the challenges people face today and Bolaji manages to expose beauty where it is not expected.’ Continue reading Photo Exhibition: Urban Culture, Historical Continuity

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Kuramo- Beauty in the eyes of the beer holder

Something happened to Lagos nightlife in the past decade that many in the rush of their everyday existence have seemingly forgotten. There was a unique way of life for a generation that went through the battering of the 90’ies, suffering from the lack of basic amenities and recovering from the brink of war and crises around the country due to the annulment of a national … Continue reading Kuramo- Beauty in the eyes of the beer holder

Made Kuti, A Dynasty in continuum

Showtime on 29th July 2018. Venue, Central Park New York, a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon. Femi Anikulapo-kuti and The Positive Force were scheduled to play a free open-air concert at the annual Summerstage festival. Fans were excited, including my fiancée and her mom. It was a concert she had been particularly looking forward to as she had seen Femi playing live at the Afrika Shrine … Continue reading Made Kuti, A Dynasty in continuum

Osogbo Disco(very)

Osogbo is a Nigerian city 240km from Lagos, sometimes called “Ile Aro” (home of dyeing) and this traditional trade is one of its main industries. Osogbo is also the venue of the annual Osun-Osogbo festival along the River Osun. The festival celebrates the sacred Yoruba grove of the river and fertility goddess Ọsun. The Osun-Osogbo Grove is among the last of the sacred forests which usually adjoined … Continue reading Osogbo Disco(very)

Documenting History (The TVC Interview)- Bolaji Alonge

The campaign on Documenting History is generating a huge interest by the Nigerian and international audience. I was invited to the studios of one of Nigeria’s largest TV stations, TV Continental.  On the ten minute interview on the breakfast show ‘Wake Up Nigeria‘, I highlight my desire for the African kid to pick up the camera and take pictures of his environment to then upload … Continue reading Documenting History (The TVC Interview)- Bolaji Alonge

“A Different World In My Head”…… ? (A Poem By Hilde Jetten.)

Do you know……. I’m so tired of all the shit that goes on in the world. It seems like everyone has gone crazy. You know …… I have a whole different world in my head …. A world which is not about having power over another A world where there is no need of belief A world where it is about willing the best for … Continue reading “A Different World In My Head”…… ? (A Poem By Hilde Jetten.)

Eyes of A Lagos Boy (The Birth Of A Brand)

Eyes of A Lagos Boy Photo Exhibition, (Phase 1) came to an end on the 27th of May 2017. Bringing a full week of stakeholders and admirers of Arts /Photography coming together exchanging views, interacting and chatting the way forward to encourage young Africans to pick up camera, travel and make Photography a career, way beyond just a hobby.   The Photo Exhibition, according to … Continue reading Eyes of A Lagos Boy (The Birth Of A Brand)