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Nlele Institut

OMOREGIE OSAKPOLOR

a documentary photographer and filmmaker working and living in Lagos, Nigeria

He believes photography, and art generally can be a source for societal change and hopes to engage his audience and the society in general in cultural interactions. His work focuses primarily on social justice and culture.

His works have been featured on various local and international platforms including CNN Africa, BBC, Quartz and by leading Nigeria newspapers. In 2018, Omoregie had his first solo show at the Thought Pyramid Art Centre in Lagos, Abuja and Benin City. His works have also been included in various group exhibitions locally and internationally. 

In 2019, his short film; “Grey” won the Fashola Photography Foundation Prize. He was nominated for the Edwin George Prize for Photography at The Future Africa Awards in 2017, and for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, 2020.

Omoregie is presently a mentee at the Nlele Institute Mentorship Programme and a member of 1884 Collective.