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Book of the Week: A Pick by Azu Nwagbogu


Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Azu Nwagbogu Azu Nwagbogu selects Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore as Book of the Week.
Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore.
Laurence King Publishing, 2014.

This week's Book of the Week pick comes from Azu Nwagbogu who has selected Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore from Laurence King Publishing.

"This book is an interesting effort to address contemporary positions in photography today. An exploratory effort to articulate documentary photography, vernacular photography and the so called art photography. I also appreciate the selection of several exciting artists featured in the book."—Azu Nwagbogu

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Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore. Laurence King Publishing, 2014.
Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera by Robert Shore. Laurence King Publishing, 2014.


Azu Nwagbogu is the founder and director of the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF), a non-profit organization based in Lagos, Nigeria that is dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African arts and artists. Established in 2007, the AAF organizes art exhibitions, competitions, and workshops with the aim of unearthing and developing talent in Nigeria. Nwagbogu founded the National Art Competition in 2008, an annual arts competition in Nigeria that provides a platform of exposure to emerging Nigerian 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. Nwagbogu lives and works in Lagos.




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