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20 African Photographers You’ve Probably Never Heard About (and you really should!)

Lagos Photo Festival 2016 officially kicks off and will be running for a month from Saturday 21 October till 21st November 2016.

Launched in 2010, it is currently the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria and prides itself on showcasing the best photography talent the continent and diaspora have to offer. The festival includes exhibitions, events, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large-scale outdoor installations all in the name of uniting international and local contemporary photography.

So in honour of the snap happy festival, here are 20 of the most talented contemporary African photographers that you’ve probably never heard of (and really should have!):

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1.
Mário Macilau
2.
Lakin Ogunbanwo
3.
Mohau Modisakeng
4.
TY Bello
5.
Omar Victor Diop
6.
Dawit L. Petros
7.
Fabrice Monteiro
8.
Namsa Leuba
9.
Hassan Hajjaj
10.
Ima Mfon
11.
asiko
12.
Aida Muluneh
13.
Zina Saro-Wiwa
14.
Zohra Opoku
15.
Em’kal Eyongakpa
16.
Kadara Enyeasi
17.
Emmanuel O Achusim
18.
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou
19.
Mauro Pinto
20.
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