Spanish Embassy Partners Lagos Photo to Organise Exhibition


Ugo Aliogo

The Embassy of Spain in Abuja will hold the second edition of the photojunctions in collaboration with Lagosphoto on June 2 by 6.30p.m at Thought Pyramid Art Centre in Abuja.

According to a statement issued by the organisers, the second edition of PhotoJunctions with LagosPhoto is being organised by the Spanish Embassy in Abuja, the French Embassy in Abuja, the French Institute in Nigeria, the Thought Pyramid Art Centre and in partnership with LagosPhoto Festival, adding that “the event is being sponsored by the Nordic Hotel.”

The statement also stated that the event is aimed at fostering the cultural agenda of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) while promoting the fast growing field of photography in the capital city.

The statement further explained that it is also an opportunity for the photographers to exchange concepts and approaches and a window to showcase what is being done both in the country and abroad in the practice of photography.
The statement said: “As part of the activities for this year’s event, the Thought Pyramid Art Centre will be hosting the photo exhibition designing futures from June 2 to 10. During the opening of this exhibition, we will be launching the book Africa under the Prism, contemporary African Photography, published by LagosPhoto. From the June 4 to 10 French photographer Sami Trabelsi will be facilitating a masterclass with Nigerian photographers.”

“The panelists include Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA Lagos), Ms. Bisi Silva, Founder of Photo Garage Lagos, Mr. James Uche Iroha, journalist and photographer, Ms. Chika Oduah, and French photographer Mr. Sami Trabelsi. The round table will be followed by a discussion with the panelists,” the statement noted.