Ladipo: Gods of Machines

Ladipo: Gods of Machines

From December 10 to 23, 2016, Didi Museum, Lagos will present Ladipo: Gods of Machines by documentary photographer Seun O. The exhibition through a collaboration of imagery, sounds and spoken words, pays tribute to the audacity, resourcefulness, creativity and craftsmanship of people carving out opportunities and realities at Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market. Located in Mushin Local Government area of Lagos State, The spare parts market is arguably the largest of its kind in West Africa, widely accessed by people within Nigeria and ECOWAS countries.

This exhibition examines visuals and ultimately sound, as a powerful, universal modality of communication. The exhibition also seeks to explore the role of the auditory not only as complementary, but also as an agent of cultural and social engagement.




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