Nollywood Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Nollywood Panel Discussion and Book Signing

Join exhibiting artist Iké Udé, Nigerian film scholar and author of Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Jonathan Haynes, fashion expert and author Michaela Angela Davis, and independent curator Selene Wendt for a lively discussion about Nollywood and Udé’s portraiture. Immediately following the panel, Udé will sign copies of his new book Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty, which includes a foreward by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

 

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Image credit:  Iké Udé, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, 2014–16

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