Mound Bayou 1976, by Alex Webb
Nigerian photographer Kadara Enyeasi talks to us about his project Human Encounters.
Human Encounters is a photo series that began early 2011. With this, I try to examine the human form and mind. Ideas of identity and the essence of emotions are played out by the subjects in the photographs. This is achieved using the tools of Conversation and Music in-between shoots. By doing this, the mind is…
by Sydney Mag’ong’o (Kenya)
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Inside a café, Mound Bayou 1976 by Alex Webb
I was fortunate enough in college to take an African Popular Culture class and African film class where there was much discussion on the beginning of African film. This is one of the films that we watched and was pleased that the film in its entirety was available on YouTube. Not only is it a rare look at African art in the early 1950′s but it is visually striking. This film essay was banned in…
Written by OnoBello.com
Born 1981, Adolphus Opara started out working in a then major art gallery in Lagos where he gained ample experience. His passion for photography grew as a result of the constant contact he had with both local and international practitioners when he worked at the art gallery. For the first 3-4years of his career as a photographer, he travelled well around the country and continent documenting different festivals and events of cultural show.
He later delved into documentary photography where he has been nominated and selected for master classes and workshops around Africa. He has covered assignments for notable organizations and his works have been published in magazines, books and websites that include; The Financial Times (FT), Bloomberg, BBC, Associated Press (AP), The Independent, Private magazine, Time Out Nigeria, British Airways Highlife Magazine, World Press Photo Enter, Klang Sehen, New African Magazine and Nigerians Behind the lens.
Babershop opening Times, Langa, Capetown by Simon Weller
Province of Bié, Kuito, Angola 2000 by Didier Ruef
Issey Miyake: East Meets West
Print designed by Tadanori Yoko-o
Produced in 1976
Photographed by Noriaki Yokosuka