Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel
Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel
Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel
Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel
Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel
Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel
Zoom This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel

This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel

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“This is what hatred did is the lapidary phrase with which Amos Tutuola's novel My Life in the Undergrowth of Ghosts, published in 1954, ended, for which he had to leave Nigeria due to the violent reactions it produced. It is also the starting point of the version that the photographer Cristina De Middel has made of the dark story in the streets of Makoko, a floating neighborhood of the city of Lagos in Nigeria. There spirits coexist with humans who cannot escape, rituals as an everyday thing and an atmosphere that gives rise to a ghostly tale. The book resulting from this project that combines the original story of the Nigerian author with the reality of a country that suffers the heavy burden of the African stereotype, plays with the double narrative offered by the text and the image, as well as with the different layers of meaning that the union of both produce. A gray area between the documentary and the fictional that aims to shed some light on the reality of an increasingly opaque continent..

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This is what hatred did | Cristina Middel

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