African music is becoming a force to be reckoned with: with its reach no longer confined to the shores of the Motherland, get better acquainted with three up-and-coming contemporary African music genres that have the power to infiltrate the globe.
Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo’s work is an honest and intimate portrait of the daily realities in Lagos and Africa today. Not sugar-coated, nor bowing to stereotypes.
For a glimpse into African culture through its art, the vibrant galleries and exhibition spaces in these African cities are the perfect start.
Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria, taking place until 21 November. Melissa Twigg investigates.