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The New African Photography

Premiering 22 April 2013 on Al Jazeera English on Artscape, The New African Photography looks at this fast-changing continent through the eyes of its most acute observers: its photographers. Few regions remain as photographically misrepresented as Africa, but this six-part series profiles the continent’s latest generation of photographers, who are taking back control of their image…
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Preach

Personal project by Nigerian photographer August Udoh. I Am 24, based here in Lagos..am an amateur photographer, i like to call myself that because it makes it easy for me to wanna learn everyday and to be creative you have to continually become a beginner,am more of a portraitist i…
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Big-Daddy
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Big Daddy

Not for the fainthearted, Big Daddy is a short film written and directed by Chris Ihidero and produced by Amaka Igwe. The film is about rape and sexual abuse in Nigeria addressing the frightening statistic that 20% of Nigerian women experience emotional, physical and sexual violence. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15irYd4KR-g We decided to make…
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London Life, Lagos Living

Following the book by Bob Om0tayo ( The Rennainsance Man), this short film documents a week in his life. The documentary follows a series of short stories from his book with the same title. The short film is a great introduction to contemporary Naija culture in the diaspora. If you haven’t…
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Igbo Typography

We are pleased to feature the work of one of our community members, sugarbelly.. The Ndebe Project is an attempt to construct a writing scrip for an almost extinct Nigerian spoken language, Igbo. Be sure to visit the Ndebe Project Facebook page and blog for more information and for an…
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