Guest Room is a monthly online exhibition with open submissions curated in real-time by personalities from the international photography scene.
Curator - April 2017
Azu Nwagbogu is the founder and director of the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF), a non-profit organisation based in Lagos, Nigeria that is dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African arts and artists. Nwagbogu also serves as founder and director of the LagosPhoto Festival, an annual international arts festival of photography that brings leading local and international photographers in dialogue with multifaceted stories of Africa. Nwagabogu has served as a juror for the Dutch Doc and the POPCAP Photography Awards, the World press Photo, Prisma photography award (2015) and Greenpeace Photo Award (2016). He also has been nominated as curator for the Prix Decouverte Rencontres d’Arles 2014, Photoquai 2015 and Photolux Festival 2015. He has curated the exhibition “Dey Your Lane! Lagos Variations” for the Bozar Museum in Bruxelles and “ Tear my Bra”, an exhibition exploring the influences of Nollywood on contemporary photography in Africa for Les Rencontres d’Arles 2016 edition. Azu Nwagbogu lives and works in Lagos.