LagosPhoto: The Megacity and the Non-City
The fourth edition of the annual LagosPhoto Festival in Lagos, Nigeria runs from 26 October - 16 November. LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. This year’s theme, The Megacity and the Non-City, explores how the development of urban centres in Africa and the technical advance of photography have transformed the continent's sense of place in a globally connected world.
LagosPhoto introduces the world premiere of internationally renowned photographer Samuel Fosso’s new photographic series, The Emperor of Africa. © Samuel Fosso. Courtesy of the artist and LagosPhoto Festival 2013.
Participating Artists: Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou (Benin), Akintunde Akinleye (Nigeria) Kelechi Amadi-Obi (Nigeria), Jelili Atiku (Nigeria), Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin (South Africa/UK), Kudzanai Chiurai (Zimbabwe), Marc C. (USA), Jerome Delay (France), Samuel Fosso (Cameroon), Glenna Gordon (USA), Jane Hahn (USA), Jan Hoek (The Netherlands), Ayana V. Jackson (USA), Samuel James (USA), Cyrus Kabiru (Kenya), Namsa Leuba (Belgium), Nicola Lo Calzo (Italy), Obinna Makata (Nigeria), Cristina De Middel (Spain), Anthony Monday (Nigeria), Hauwa Mukan (Nigeria), Obi Nwokedi (Nigeria/UK), Lakin Ogunbanwo (Nigeria), Karl Ohiri and Sayad Hassan (UK), Uche Okpa-Iroha (Nigeria), Adeola Olagunju (Nigeria), Joe Penney (USA), Ahmet Polat and Erik Vroons (Turkey/The Netherlands), Lindsay Sawyer (UK), Mouhamadou Sow (Senegal), Andrea Stultiens (The Netherlands), Afose Sulayman (Nigeria), THANKSTHANKSAFRICA (Nigeria/Canada), Charles Placide-Tossou (Benin), Patrick Willocq (France), Hans Wilschut (The Netherlands).