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Publications

New Yorker Magazine, "Beats Generation"

Producer, September 24, 2018 Issue

As on-site producer for the New Yorker Magazine's commission of photographer Namsa Leuba in Lagos, Nigeria, I coordinated the production of a photography series that profiled Nigerian musicians who are changing the face of global pop. The project features portraits by Tuface, Davido, Adekunle Gold, Niniola, Seyi Shay, Skales, Falana, Maka, Simi and Mars and Barzini. 

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Something We Africans Got, "How About Now?"

Issue #2, 2017

This article profiles the exhibition How About Now at the Nigerian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2017, featuring artists Peju Alatise and Victor Ehikhamenor. 

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I AM Magazine, "Nengi Omuku and Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu: The Act of Becoming" and "Nkiruka Oparah: The Digital Self"

Issue #3, 2017

Commissioned for I AM (Intense Art Magazine)'s Nigeria issue, these two articles explore the work of Nengi Omuku, Yadichinma Okoha-Kalu and Nkiruka Oparah. 

Something We Africans Got, "Art Ateliers Afrique at Fondation Louis Vuitton"

Issue 1, March 2017

For the debut issue of Something We Africans Got, this article reviews the exhibition "Art Ateliers Afrique" at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, which includes works from Jean Pigozzi's collection of contemporary African art alongside works by South African artists. 

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Foam Magazine, "Ordinary Life"

"Who We Are" Issue #46, 2017.

Accompanying a 16 page spread by Namsa Leuba, this article examines the project Isiqi, a collection of photographs pulled from the artist's travels in South Africa in 2014. 

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Aperture, "Telling Time in Bamako"

December 3, 2015

A review of the Bamako Encounters Photography Festival in Bamako Mali, entitled Telling Time, this article examined artists who question time, place and memory through conceptual and performative photographic projects. 

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Art Africa, "Global Fantasies and a Sense of Place"

"Becoming Africa" Issue One, September 2015.

This article profiled the exhibition Elsewhere at Art Twenty One in Lagos, Nigeria, written as curator of the exhibition, and also included a curator's interview. 

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Omenka Magazine, "The Lagos Art Guide"

Volume 1, Issue 4, February 2015.

This article profiles the contemporary art spaces and key players shaping the cultural renaissance of Lagos. 

Omenka Magazine, "Mapping Cities, Deconstructing Cultures"

Volume 1, Issue 4, February 2015.

This article examined the work of Uche Uzorka, Victoria Udondian and Ike Ude, three contemporary artists in Nigeria who navigate the congested urban environment. 

Art Base Africa, "Performing Place"

Issue One, February 2014.

For Art Base Africa's debut issue, this article explored the thematic scope of LagosPhoto 2013's theme The Megacity and the Non-City, which questioned our understanding of place in a globally connected world. 

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Dis Magazine, "The Redundancy of Appropriation: Stock Photography and Its Conceptual Limit"

The Stock Photography Issue, February 2013.

Commissioned for the "Stock Photography Issue," this article examines artists who recirculate commercial and vernacular images, including Christopher Williams, Roe Etheridge, Elad Lassry and Penelope Umbrico. 

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Omenka Magazine, "LagosPhoto Festival"

Volume 1, Issue 2, 2013.

This article profiled the fifth edition of the LagosPhoto Festival, the international arts festival of photography in Nigeria, with the theme "Seven Days in the Life of Lagos". 

Facinating Nigeria, "Shaping the Future of Contemporary Art in Nigeria"

Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2013.

This article profiled the LagosPhoto Festival in Lagos, Nigeria to consider how art initiatives can transform the city's social and cultural landscape. 

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Geurnica Magazine, "Nigerian Nostalgia Project"

November 6, 2012.

This article reviews the exhibition "Nigeria Nostalgia Project" at A White Space, Lagos, Nigeria, which brought together the media organization's vast archive of historical and vernacular images of Nigeria. 

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