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The City at Your Feet

The City at Your Feet
When you walk the city, what do your feet see?They see the tiny places where patterns are trying to break free.They see the cracks that speak of an underground world whose forces cannot be quelled...They see the earth underneath it all, bending and breathing and triumphing, still.…

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Ode to the Daily Grind

Ode to the Daily Grind
Lagos, a cauldron simmering with nascent hopes and trampled dreams is not for the faint-hearted. Boys and girls, no matter their station in life, are slicker than your average. Strangers are in abundance, camaraderie is scarce, familiarity unwelcome.Yet, every day thousands make their way here. They…

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A Dance Piece






















A Dance Piece
I got an invitation to a private viewing of a dance performance by my friend Oyebisi Tosin of Tantoloun productions, to experience and photograph their new piece tilted iStand. The work explores the issue of the survival of the woman in a man dominated world with an underlying theme of…

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THE VIEW FROM HERE

THE VIEW FROM HERE
Caution, this article is inherently tinted by the writer's experiencesHaving established this, I would now like to fill the remaining space below with words, words that convey to you what the pictures will not adequately do. A picture is worth a thousand words yes? Wait till Naija…

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Living in the Other City 

Living in the Other City 
Truth be told I think of Nairobi as the centre of the universe. A week away from my home town, spent in a mega city half a world away, was a sharp reminder that everybody thinks their world is the centre of the universe, and that the pace of…

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