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NAIJA: A Conceptual Project Highlights Socio-political Issues Facing the “Giant of Africa”

Updated: Jul 7


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Conceived by amalgamation in 1914 and then gaining independence in 1960, Nigeria has been identified as land blessed with not just natural resources but also a country that has produced some of the world's most iconic figures; ranging from entertainment to politics.


Despite all she has to offer, many - including her citizenry would argue that she has not lived up to her potential as the country is in a constant state of flux and is not changing for the better. This is our collective reality.


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Even in the 21st century based on the state of her social, political and economic state. The condition of Nigeria can be Alluded to as a fire that has been presumed quenched - the fire is our hope for a better Nigeria. As long as there is a single ember left in the fire; Hope is Alive.


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The work "ŃÁÍJÀ" is a Conceptual Fashion and Art Collaboration with Filmmaker and Cinematographer Davidson Ogujiuba and photographer Obinna Obioma through Photography and Video to highlight and address some of the main Social, Economic and Political issues bedeviling “The Giant of Africa”.


The short film is set to be released on the 8th of July, 2022 by 12 ET. Watch the trailer below👇🏾



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CREDITS


PHOTOGRAPHY,ARTDIRECTIONANDSETDESIGN- OBINNAOBIOMA @MROBINNAOBIOMA @MR.OO_

DIRECTOR OF VIDEO, POST EDITS, SPECIAL EFFECTS AND SOUND DESIGN- DAVIDSON OGUJIUBA @AFILMBYVINCI

DP -Lillian Djuane @llc_jones

MAKE UP - Morgan Everson - @morganeverson_

COSTUME AND WARDROBE STYLING - Wuraola Oladapo - @wuraolaoladapo HAIR STYLING - Abiodun Adegawa - @finessedbyabbey

MODELS

Shannica Ewart - @shannewart Shanae - @shanaestrachan

Elijah Calloway - @eli.lo.mein Sebastian Duncan @bashlowkey Romel Gaddy @roevisions

Gabrielle O’Connor - @__blue.roses

DIGITAL TECH


Shawn Caldeira @shawncworkshop

PHOTO ASSISTANTS

Sebastian Duncan @bashlowkey Romel Gaddy @roevisions

VOICE OVER

Wale @itz_waley

Onyinkansola -: @oyinlovshoney

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