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The origins of the label “Yoruba photography”

Yoruba photography is not a new term. It is at least five decades old. The anthropologist Stephen Sprague as far back as 1979 used the label Yoruba photography in his seminal academic article on the Yoruba people and the unique … Continue reading

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Nollywood: A fresh alternative to Cannes and Hollywood

You say Cannes Film Festival, I say Nigerian Film Week Paris; you say Hollywood and I say Nollywood; ‘Tomayto’, tomato, lets agree on two things. Neither Cannes nor Hollywood represents the diversity out there in the world and not all … Continue reading

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