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Impact Photography
February 6, 2019

Kole-Kole (Earth Pushers)

I, Francis, have been working with documentary photographer, Christopher Onah since November 2018, on his ongoing project, Kole-Kole (Earth Pushers). The word "Kole-Kole" means truck pushers in the Yoruba language. It’s a visual story that gives insight into the lives of those 'disadvantaged' people who had for many years depend on collecting human and industrial waste materials as a source…
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Impact Photography
November 27, 2018

Charlotte Yonga

     Bito Ba Mundi and Charlotte's Luscent Lens Charlotte Yonga was one of the photographers featured at the 9th Edition of the LagosPhoto Festival. Born in 1985 in Paris, the Impact Journey had the opportunity to interview Charlotte Yonga and get to know about her past and current visual works, especially the ongoing documentary series in the western region of…
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Impact Photography
November 16, 2018

Karl Ohiri

                     Karl's Culture and Colours Karl Ohiri is a British-Nigerian artist using photography, archives, and the everyday objects to tell his story, especially as a young man who grew up…
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Impact Photography
July 19, 2018

Les Rencontres d’Arles

Recently the Impact Journey team travelled to the south of France to attend the opening week of the renowned photography event Les Rencontres d’Arles. Known as the “Venice Biennale of…
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Impact Photography
July 19, 2018

Laura Andalou

With distinctive and inviting light, Laura Andalou’s photographs lead the viewer into the world of those whose stories she wants to share. We met up recently in her eclectic Amsterdam…
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Impact Photography
June 5, 2018

Biko Wesa

When I first saw Toby ‘Biko’ Wesa’s work I was immediately captured by the depth and vibrancy in his work, both in the colour and in his connection with those that he photographed. I was determined to speak to him. After several emails, and three attempts over skype, we managed to exchange a few words, and I got to know…
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Impact Photography
April 18, 2018

Rethinking (Post-) Colonial Malinese Society

Through the Lens of Seydou Keïta’s Bamako PortraitsAcknowledged by many as ‘the father of African photography’, Foam Fotografiemuseum’s new exhibition of Seydou Keïta’s (b. 1921, Bamako - d. 2001, Paris)…
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Impact Photography
August 24, 2017

Ruth McDowall

In 2008 photographer Ruth McDowall moved to Nigeria to work with at risk youth in the city Jos. At that time the city was passing through religious and ethnic conflict. She began to document the escalating conflict in Plateau State, capturing the day-to-day realities and the deep impact it has had on peoples lives. Nowadays her work is becoming increasingly…
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Impact Photography
July 1, 2017

Steven Chikosi

Photographer and videographer Steven Chikosi has been named one of the top five African photographers you should follow on Instagram, and for good reasons. Through his stunning photography, Steven tells…
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Impact Photography
May 25, 2017

Nathan Siegel

Photographer Nathan Siegel is exploring social and environmental issues in East-Africa. Nathan started with photography after working as a writer for a few years because he wanted a change in…
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