A pioneering initiative to publish over 200 compelling photographs from Ojeikere’s vast archive spanning over six decades of Nigeria’s history.
The book will feature a selection of more than 200 photographs from the artist’s extensive archive spanning more than six decades. Exploring themes ranging from traditional hairstyles to sartorial portraits and architectural studies, this new publication will feature a stunning collection of high-quality black-and-white photographs, a collection of critical essays, an in-depth interview with the artist, as well as an updated exhibition history, bibliography, and timeline of Ojeikere’s career. The book is poised to offer a major contribution to the history of African photography and will appeal to photographers, art enthusiasts, as well as to historians and scholars.
Contributors include: artists Jide Adeniyi-Jones and Don Barber, art historians Antawan I. Byrd, Erin Haney, Ikem Okoye, and curators Aura Seikkula and Bisi Silva.