LagosPhoto
Festival 2019

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Oct 27 -
Nov 15 2019

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Time Has Gone

Time Has Gone, this year’s theme and conversation of interest is intended to explore contemporary dialogues surrounding different facets of time. Artists from around the globe have been invited to discuss, confront and wrestle with this idea of urgency. Each in their own way, they investigate the practices of archiving, preservation, imagining the possibility of an Afro-based future, putting an end to a ‘‘time that is up’’ or the never-ending desire to reinterpret a past, laden with both nostalgia and/or hidden phantoms.

Looking at time both from a macro lens and with West African goggles, the curatorial team sheds light on the long way to go, from the then to the now, investigating diverse configurations of time in the least linear way possible.

LagosPhoto opened to the public on October 27th, 2018 at The Federal Printing Press Building on Lagos Island, Lagos.

 

Satellite exhibition venues in arts and cultural spaces throughout the city extend to Omenka Gallery, Africans Artists’ Foundation, Gallery 16/16, Alliance Francaise, h.Factor and Railway (Yaba). Outdoor exhibitions in public spaces in Lagos include Ikorodu Park, Falomo Roundabout (Ikoyi) and Freedom Park.

Special projects from 2018 include:

Canon Photography Workshops
National Geographic Portfolio Review
The Market Photo Workshop Exhibition
Naija Gems
The Prism 

Curatorial Team

Eva Barois de Caeval, Charlotte Langhorst, Wunika Mukan, Valentine Umansky

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