Archive for July, 2009

Nigeria Schools’ Holiday Showcase: Fulani Dance Drama by Patrick Amanama

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

“Nigerian Schools Round Up for Holiday”

Photographs and Text by Patrick Amanama

Education, they say it’s wealth and children are the future, the leaders of tomorrow. Presently in Nigeria today, schools are rounding up for the Holiday. Photography being my life, I went round to capture some of the schools on how they were rounding up the session with parties and fun activities. I visited 3 schools. An Islamic school inclusive-



Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Jorge Rojas, Curator

FiveMyles in Brooklyn, Diaspora Vibe Gallery in Miami, and labotanica in Houston Present Low Lives

Saturday, August 8, 2009, 6 – 9pm (EST)

(Brooklyn, Miami, Houston)Low Lives is a one-night exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at three venues throughout the U.S.– FiveMyles, Brooklyn; Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami; and labotanica, Houston in partnership with Project Row Houses (5 – 8 pm in Houston). Low Lives examines works that explore the potential of performance practice presented live through online broadcasting networks. These networks, though seldom utilized for performance art, provide a new alternative and efficient medium for presenting and viewing performances. (more…)

Photoblogger Patrick Amanama: Love in Lagos

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

“Love in Lagos”

Photographs and Text by Patrick Amanama


Lagos means different thing to different people, to some, its a place to make money, a place where we spend most of our creative time in traffic, a place where even the unemployed or homeless are guaranteed a place to lay their head or a three-square meal as long as they put pride aside and beg and to a whole lot of people, Lagos is a place to love…

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