Bus Stop Chronicles

Bus Stop Chronicles

Bus Stop Chronicles is a multimedia project with special interest in photography, video & sound. It explores the use of public spaces in African cities, taking Lagos city as a case study through its bus stops (formal & informal). Highlighting strategies for negotiating and accessing spaces while engaging the architecture. Engaging the various architectures of these spaces while investigating the systems that govern them – like the area boys, and how the designs affect the space occupation, especially women who are usually victims of intimidation and harassment. It opens up...
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I May Get into Your Head

I May Get into Your Head

Investigating Art and Materiality in relation to Wellness. Using the metal/iron sponge as a metaphor, a popular object known for its aggressive textures and form. With its silver colour which is also associated with emotions and sensitivity I explore the cycle of human existence and eliminating obstacles.
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Alters and Oblations

Alters and Oblations

The Osun-Osogbo groove, along the banks of the Osun river just outside the city of Osogbo, Osun State Nigeria, is several centuries old. The Osun-Osogbo Grove is among the last of the sacred forests which usually adjoined the edges of most Yoruba cities before extensive urbanization. The festival is an occasion of public manifestation of joy. It can take the form of the form of religious celebration during which sacrifices are offered to the different gods having power over rain, sunshine, marriage, thunder, and good harvest.Asides the festival, individuals also go there to seek personal...
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Beautiful Chaos (Ughieda Portraits)

Beautiful Chaos (Ughieda Portraits)

I developed an interest in the beauty and textures within the forms, the entrances, exits and windows. These elements look so simple, yet sophisticated in the context. Also, of note is the overall chaotic appearance amidst the aesthetics. In the course of this project, my interest grew from just the textural details and forms I see on the surface, to the humans within these spaces and structures because architecture isn’t just about the building, but also the people. I see how vulnerable life is within the ‘earth’, represented by the colours (sand and clay). I see the...
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PaRaDoX

PaRaDoX

Images represents visual representations of emotional connections and finding balance in the ever-changing techno socio-cultural space where I find myself unwinding and meditating, seeking connections between self, spirituality, nature, and the media.
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ArchiTextures

ArchiTextures

This is a documentation of architectures & communities on the verge of extinction in Lagos Nigeria, giving way to the contemporary style buildings hidden behind tall fences and gates. The advent of colonialism in the 1800s was one of the key factors in the drastic, irreversible alteration of ‘indigenous’ Lagosian architecture. The other significant factor that impacted upon Lagos’s architectural landscape was the slave abolition act, passed on the 25th of May 1807, which saw the repatriation of thousands of Yoruba ex-slaves and freemen (known as Agudas from Cuba or...
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Chidinma Nnorom

Chidinma Nnorom Visual Artist, Photographer & Brand specialist.
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