After taking up photography full time in 2013 Logo Oluwamuyiwa has dedicated his time to the learning his art through documenting his city. With a wealth of knowledge at his figure tips via the Internet and the CCA, Lagos library Oluwamuyiwa has influences and inspirations as diverse as Robert Frank, Garry Windogrand and Akinbode Akinbiyi to Nature's harsh bright sun, casting geometric shadows beyond architectural forms. He has today amassed an expansive archive of images that he disseminates through Instagram and Tumblr forming his first major body of work Monochrome Lagos (2013-). Hear the artist discuss his engaging imagery and reflect on his own journey into photography with curator Shoair Mavlian.
Shoair Mavlian is a curator at Tate Modern, London, focusing primarily on photography. Shoair researches acquisitions for the international collection whilst curating exhibitions and displays across Tate Modern. She co-curated the major exhibition Conflict, Time, Photography (Tate Modern, London, 2014) and the collaborative exhibition Project Space: A Chronicle of Interventions (Tate Modern, London and TEOR/éTica, Costa Rica, 2014). Shoair has also worked on many of the photography displays of the permanent collection across Tate Modern. Her independent writing is regularly published in journals and magazines and recent independent curatorial projects include the exhibition In flux (Kanellopoulos Cultural Centre, Greece, 2015).
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