The 1950s saw the desecration of the Osun-Osogbo Grove and prohibited actions like fishing, hunting and felling of trees in the grove took place until the abuse was stopped by Osogbo people with the participation of Susanne Wenger.
Photos invoke sadness, love, joy, the past are we trying to run away from, good times, great people and the annoying ones, anticipation, never forgetting lots and lots of dearly departed, making Photography a potpourri of emotions for us all, an emotion in my opinion sometimes worth pursuing.
Lagos, a city of Smiles, struggle, colors, people, frenzy and that Adrenalin rush, stands for many things to different people..
Extremely shy of humans due to a long history of persecution, Cross River gorillas live in the most rugged and inaccessible parts of the mountain range.
The photos, all taken by Bolaji Alonge over the years, show the star in his element as a father, friend, musician and a leader on stage, backstage, at home, at the Afrika Shrine and on tour.
Discussing the Eyes of a Lagos Boy project and the evolution of his career as an actor, photographer and journalist, Mazino takes the viewer on a visual whirlwind.
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.
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU).
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, 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