“Colonial photography perpetually assaulted what became the Nigerian body.”
Emmanuel Iduma, born and raised in Nigeria, is the author of The Sound of Things to Come. He co-edited Gambit: Newer African Writing. His essays on art and photography have been published widely. He is editor of Saraba Magazine, and a faculty member of the MFA Art Writing program at the School of Visual Arts, New York. His travelogue, A Stranger's Pose, is forthcoming in 2018.