“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.”
The music video was popular on Nigerian television when Majek Fashek was at the zenith of his career in the early 1990s before the internet revolution. He effectively brought the Big Apple to Nigerians in a sing-along fashion that music fans adored, the video was widely popular.
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.
My upcoming exhibition is a collaboration with Olusola Otori, bringing together photography, video documentary and painting.“Beautiful Disaster”
Bolaji Alonge’s “Black & White Exclusive Selection for Quintessence” opened on Sunday 23rd June and will be running until Sunday … More
‘Ilupeju Ekiti is the only Yoruba town where two communities decided on an amalgamation without tribal strife or animosities” according … More
On Saturday 20th April we had the immense pleasure and privilege to attend the opening of “Beauty and the Machine”, … More
That Berlin ’78 show started a multi-generational exchange between Afrobeat and Germany, which was reflected on Sunday 24th March 2019 at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin. The hall of about one thousand two hundred Afrobeat lovers was packed with fans standing and dancing on the isles.
‘Recurring themes reflect the challenges people face today and Bolaji manages to expose beauty where it is not expected.’
Did you know that I’ve always been a weird child ? All those years you never ever noticed where … More
The campaign on Documenting History is generating a huge interest by the Nigerian and international audience. I was invited to … More
The ripple effects of the successful Lagos Photo Exhibition, entitled “Eyes of A Lagos Boy“, held at the prestigious … More