Megalopolis

The urban spaces of Lagos provide the raw materials for the transfigurations in “Megalopolis”.
Using techniques of long and mixed exposures to create images that function like micro-movies – the pieces present inherently static images with a layer of dynamism with an embedded notion of movement. They are assembled multiple exposures of photographs to create futuristic hyper realities that are almost dream like in nature. Appearing like a hectic dystopian landscape they however, manifest a calm contentment at the same time. The repeated imagery of buildings, cars and roadways echo the constant activity in the city, appearing both disordered and intriguing. The images translate actions of the city’s inhabitants and highlight spectacles of the unceasing urban transitions that is the City of Lagos.

FINISH: DIASEC mounting –
Diasec is a method of preservation of photographic images. The mounting process uses no glue instead it utilises a special liquid chemical to create adhesion between the three components in the composite. The face of the image adheres chemically to the back of a transparent Plexiglas and the image back to a rigid aluminum sheet. The process ensures the absence of dust particles or air bubbles with no traces of glue. The front face of the plexiglas filters ultraviolet light and avoids discoloration of the image. The final artwork is a guaranteed Museum quality finish with image longevity of over 70 years.

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0093-min

    Apapa Bridge

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

    Apapa Bridge

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0145-min

    Apapa Port I

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

    Apapa Port I

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0109-min

    Apapa Port II

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

    Apapa Port II

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisDisk 2 (75)-min

    Apapa Port III

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

    Apapa Port III

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisDisk 2 (59)-min

    Apapa Port IV

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

    Apapa Port IV

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0097-min

    Atlas Cove

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

    Atlas Cove

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0038-min

    Carter Bridge, Iddo

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

    Carter Bridge, Iddo

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0076-min

    Lagos Island

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

    Lagos Island

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0173_2-min

    Lagos Wharf

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

    Lagos Wharf

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0066-min

    Ring Road, Victoria Island

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

    Ring Road, Victoria Island

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0186-min

    Third Mainland Bridge

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

    Third Mainland Bridge

    Diasec, 100cm x 150cm, Ed 5

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  • (c) Ade Adekola_MegalopolisPICT0026 (2)-min

    Third Mainland Bridge, Makoko

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

    Third Mainland Bridge, Makoko

    Diasec, 100cm x 100cm, Ed 5

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