Lakin Ogunbanwo is a Nigerian fashion photographer who is trying to redefine the contemporary African cultural narrative — one photo at a time.

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Alára

Clothing store
12a Akin Olugbade St, Victoria Island, Lagos 106104, Lagos, Nigeria
Alára

"Once this space existed, the city changed. It reminds me that spaces can really affect culture."

Lakin OGUNBANWO

Lekki Art Market

Market
Oba Elegushi St, Lekki Penninsula II, Lekki 106104, Lagos, Nigeria
Lekki Art Market

"Lekki Art Market is always a reminder of just how many brilliant artists are out here working. They may not have the notoriety that they deserve but they do exist."

Lakin OGUNBANWO

Itan Test Kitchen

Nigerian restaurant
6 Moor Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos 106104, Lagos, Nigeria
Itan Test Kitchen

"Itan means story in Yoruba, which is my language. It’s like a nice culinary experience with, like, an eight-course dinner. And it’s inspired by Nigerian food — or just African food — but it’s reinterpreted."

Lakin OGUNBANWO

Ilashe Beach

Private beach
Lagos 102102, Lagos, Nigeria
Ilashe Beach

"It's literally just you, your party, or whoever you're with and the ocean."

Lakin OGUNBANWO

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