Category : Photography

05 Feb 2018

The Real Deal

Greg Odutayo is a leading producer/director based in Nigeria. He is the owner and Managing Director of Royal Roots Nigeria, a television content creation and production company with subsidiaries in Ghana and South Africa. His works include Bella’s Place, My Mum & I and Edge of Paradise, both nominated at the 47th and 50th Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monaco, France. He also produced/directed Deal or No Deal Nigeria, commissioned by MNET in 2007. Odutayo is currently engaged in the […]

16 Feb 2016

As Photography Gains a Foothold on the Nigerian Market

Arguably, the first time photography was offered for sale at an auction in Nigeria was at the Arthouse Contemporary sale in Lagos on May 9, 2011, which realized a sum of N605,000 ($3,781.25) but paled in comparison to the presale estimate of N2,600,000 –N3,400,000 ($16,250-21,250). This figure was realized from the sale of the single work, Argungun by George Osodi valued at N500,000-N700,000 ($3,125-4,375).  The November 21 sale the same year also featured photography, but fared no better with N396,000 ($2,475) achieved from photography sales, far lower than the presale […]