Dr. Sid, Temi Dollface, Lakin Ogunbanwo, Others, At Maki Oh’s “This Side Up” Photography Exhibition

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Ian Audifferen & Orire Omatsola Maki Osakwe

On Saturday 13th December, one of Africa’s leading designers, Maki Osakwe, the creative director of the womenswear label Maki Oh presented her first solo exhibition of mixed media photographsin Lagos.

Tagged “This Side Up”, the exhibition delves into how truths about the feminine have been transformed, altered and hidden throughout time, in her works Osakwe challenges perceptions by reforming the feminine image and presenting her in her original state of being instead of the self that has been altered.

The exhibition featured over 20 mixed media photography works that are densely textured, layered and complex.

Guests present at the event included Temi Dollface, Ann Ogunsulire, Antonia Soares, Dr. Sid, Hauwa Mukan, Koch, Lakin Ogunbanwo, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Orire Omatsola, Pepper Okwesa-Chikezie, Tokini Peterside, Dimeji Alaraand many others!

Scroll down for all photos from the event.

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Temi Dollface Alex Ayoola, Nkechi Bakare
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Ann Ogunsulire Antonia Soares
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Azeeza Sanni Chief Osakwe
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Dare Aderinokun Didi Hall
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Dr. Sid, Maki Osakwe Flo Adefope
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Fransesca Cardoso, Bankole Cardoso, Claudia Cardoso Hauwa Mukan
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Koch
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Kofo Ogunruku Lekan Akinjide, Ozzy Etomi
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Maki Osakwe, Lakin Ogunbanwo Maki Osakwe, Rom Isichei
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Malaika Toyo Muniq Bakare, Azeeza Sanni
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Muniq Bakare Natasha
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Nike Davies Nkechi Bakare
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Olumide Olagbegi Orire Omatsola
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Pepper Okwesa-Chikezie Reni Somoye
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Sarah Uku Taiwo Sanusi, Didi Hall
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Taiye Idahor Temi Dollface
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 Tokini Peterside Uju
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Wale (SDC) Yegwa Ukpo

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Dimeji Alara

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The exhibition is on until Saturday the 27th of December 2014.

 

 

 

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