Nigerian Brides
October 14, 2019 5:57 PM   Subscribe

Lakin Ogunbanwo photographs Nigerian women dressed for bridal ceremonies "to document the complexity of my culture, and counteract the West’s monolithic narratives of Africa and women." (SLNewYorker, here's a This is colossal link for those with paywall troubles.)
posted by smoke (4 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
 
Those are really beautiful, complex photographs.
posted by Dip Flash at 7:37 PM on October 14 [3 favorites]


Beautiful pictures, and a really interesting article.
posted by bongo_x at 2:04 PM on October 15


Those are amazing photos. There is just so much there.
posted by arcticwoman at 3:59 PM on October 15


Absolutely breathtaking, they really know how to bride. Such a wonderful tribute to the essence of the event.
posted by Oyéah at 7:27 PM on October 15


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