Joseph Gergel: Nigerian Nostalgia ProjectNovember 2012
A massive collection of pre-digital photography shows a nation in transition—and manages bring Facebook-level connectivity into a gallery space.
Medina Dugger: Images from UndergroundNovember 2012
Young Lagosian photographers examine the corners of their city that often go unseen.
Glenna Gordon: LagosPhoto 2012November 2012
A month-long photography festival aims to capture the spirit of one of Africa’s biggest and busiest cities.
Glenna Gordon: Andrea Stultiens’s Images of EmptinessJuly 2012
Photos of empty performance spaces in Lagos capture the spirit of Fela Kuti’s famous nightclub and strip back the chaos of one of the world’s busiest cities.
Picturing AfricaDecember 2011
Lagos Photo Festival founder Azu Nwagbogu on combating Afro-pessimism, the dialogue between Africa and the West, and depicting the “other Africa” of industry and intellect.
When Rain Hits This City Already FlounderingBy A. Igoni Barrett
The sergeant dealt him a series of rapid-fire slashes across the face with his whip, and then dragged him to the edge of the flooded pit.