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Contemporary Photographer & Artist Yetunde Babaeko debuts “Itan” at the Porsche Center in Lagos



Leading contemporary Nigerian photographer and artist, Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko presents a stunning collection of black and white photographs engaging African mythology. The exhibition title, ITAN is translated from Yoruba to mean, story or the process of telling stories.

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Through photographs, she displays several age-old myths; expanding or editing, paraphrasing or translating to emphasize or de-emphasize basic elements of the story. All works will be presented as photography prints mounted on Di-Bond and hanging from the ceiling.

Date:3rd November to 23rd November 2012
Time: 4PM
Venue: Porsche Center, Akin Adesola, Victoria Island, Lagos


  1. versence

    November 2, 2012 at 12:26 pm


  2. ryry

    November 2, 2012 at 12:51 pm


  3. brandigest

    November 2, 2012 at 2:18 pm

  4. Mana

    November 2, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Wow talent! I love the pics!

  5. igbo canadian

    November 4, 2012 at 12:15 am

    uhmmm a bit on the dark side.

  6. Nnenna

    November 4, 2012 at 6:04 am

    *straight face* African mythology really?- with all the brazillian weaves flying about?? Well, congrats for shooting still….I’ll save d rest. Odabo.

    • Taiwo

      November 5, 2012 at 1:10 am

      LOL! So true!


    November 4, 2012 at 4:42 pm


  8. faith

    November 4, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    na wa o

  9. @ajiriavae

    November 11, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Lovely. And kudos to the stylist.

  10. egunjobi Godwin Joe

    July 2, 2013 at 9:29 am

    i need to be get updated

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