Two years ago, talented Nigerian photographer and artist, Ike Ude, moved back  to the country and of course, he was captivated by the awesomeness that is Nollywood-the 2nd largest film industry in the world.

In October of that same year (2014), he photographed and created stunning portraits of Nollywood actors, producers and directors, in a beautiful photo series aimed at celebrating the beauty of Nollywood

This amazing work of art, ‘Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty’, has gained recognition and will be showcased at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago from October 20th of October to the 23rd of December.

It’s amazing how Nollywood is gradually receiving all the recognition and exposure it deserves.

You can watch his campaign video for the exhibition here.


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