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Guest-Room

Guest Room is a monthly online exhibition with open submissions curated in real-time by personalities from the international photography scene.

Azu Nwagbogu

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.


Selection by Azu Nwagbogu

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April 22, 2017

Raoul Ries 99 CFA 04, Saint-Louis , SN, 2014
Raoul Ries 99 CFA , Saint-Louis, SN, 2014

April 21, 2017

Orode Solitude, Usele, NG, 2016
Edith Roux Fantome Bassam, Grand Bassam, CI, 2016
Simzsco Proficient, EPE, Lagos, NG, 2016

April 20, 2017

Mekael Dawson 03, Madison Avenue, New York City, US, 2016
Monika RUIZ-B Le sacrifice d'Abraham, France, FR, 2014

April 19, 2017

Oscar Palomares Habana Centro, La Habana, CU, 2009
Lorena Endara Untitled, Colon, PA, 2013

April 18, 2017

Zeren Badar Frances, New York, US, 2016
Vivien Ayroles Untitled, France, FR, 2016
Martyna Basta She is not 01-U, Tarnów, PL, 2016

April 17, 2017

Mark Bennington Couple #2, New York City, US, 2016

April 16, 2017

Keyezua AFROEUCENTRIC FACE ON 1, Luanda, AO, 2016
Bruno Clement Territory, Paris, FR, 2016
Gary Burnley Kings and Queens of Yesteryear, New York, US, 2016

April 15, 2017

Christopher Nelson Changing Spaces, Victoria Island, Lagos, NG, 2016
Guilherme Bergamini Education for all, Belo Horizonte - Escola Estadual Pandia Calógeras , BR, 2014
Julien Malabry L'île aux lotophages #9, Djerba, TN, 2014

April 14, 2017

Martin Lau Prospectus 01, Corner office, with view. London, GB, 2012
Przemo Wojciechowski Facing the Ocean, Dakar, SN, 2016

April 11, 2017

Saskia Aukema Veiled 001, The Netherlands, NL, 2015
Luis Alberto Rodriguez Untitled, Berlin, DE, 2016
Alex Christopher Williams Untitled, Atlanta, GA, US, 2015

April 10, 2017

Tommaso Fiscaletti I couldn't be anything else, Dapo # 2 (from Nigeria), Cape town , ZA, 2015
Gioncarlo Valentine Trans Quality of Life, Imanie 1, Brooklyn, NY , US, 2017
Julia Gunther Dalitso, bowler/batsman, Malawian Under 19 Women’s Cricket Team, St. Andrew’s International High School, Blantyre, MW, 2016

April 09, 2017

Daan Paans Tlazolteotl, Lascaux #III, FR, 2015
Daan Paans Tlazolteotl, Auroch #II, Oss, NL, 2015

April 08, 2017

Florian Goberge Malawi Portraits, Malapata, MW, 2014
Kirstin Schmitt "DENGUE" from Waiting For The Candymen, La Habana, CU
Alex Christopher Williams Untitled, Atlantag, GA, US, 2017

April 07, 2017

Martina Cemin People From Mars, Brescia, IT, 2015
Christopher Hunt Asambeni, Star, Bulawayo, ZW, 2012
Wendel White Graduation Ring, Stuhr Graduation Ring, Stuhr Museum of the Praire Pioneer, Grand Island, NE, US, 2012

April 06, 2017

Bas Losekoot In Company of Strangers, Lagos, Nigeria, 2017
Joachim Richter Diam Diam , SN, 1985