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New Black British photography exhibition has ‘Staying Power’

Raphael Albert, Untitled, circa 1960s, from the portfolio Black Beauty Pageants
© Raphael Albert Autograph ABP Victoria and Albert Museum, London


A collaboration between the… 130 more words


Help Fund CCA's J.D. Ojeikere monograph

The Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos through its new publishing initiative is producing an ambitious monograph on the Nigerian photographer J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere (1930-2014). The book will feature a selection of more than 200 photographs from the artist’s extensive archive. 124 more words


 H A I R | H E A D | PIECE

It starts architectural , at the Vennice Biennale 2013 , throwbacks in the 60’s in Nigeria and culminates  in Cotonou in 2014.  It’s also my gallivantings:  interdisciplinary , redefined and refined , architecture , fashion, photography, geographically uncertain. 221 more words

A Small Step for Finn

Recently, I saw the photo exhibition Hairstyles and Headdresses with photos by J.D. Okhai Ojeikere, a Nigerian photographer who has documented hairstyles in Nigeria. I’m glad those hairstyles are not part of my “beauty regime,” not that my thin, silky hair could ever be prevailed upon to fix into such elaborate creations. 314 more words