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  • Author:
    J. D. Okhai Ojeikere,J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere,Andre Magnin,Elizabeth Akuyo Oyairo
  • ISBN:
    3908247306
  • ISBN13:
    978-3908247302
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    Scalo Verlag Ac; F First Edition Used edition (August 15, 2000)
  • Pages:
    160 pages
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by J. D. Okhai Ojeikere (Author), . Okhai Ojeikere (Author), Andre Magnin (Author), Elizabeth Akuyo Oyairo (Author) & 1 more. The trove of photographs taken by .

by J. Ojeikere in this very readable coffee table book -compiled in collaboration with Andre Magnin and Elizabeth Akuyo Oyairo- is enchanting to say a least. It conjures memories of a time when traditional hair-styling for African women was a high art form. A good addition to any collector's library.

D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere was born in Nigeria in 1930. Interview with J. ‘Okhai Ojeikere and Elizabeth Akuyo Oyairon. ISBN: 978-2-74272-715-5. Publication: April 2000. About the publication. J. ‘Okhai Ojeikere photographed them every day, in the street, at the office, and at parties; his models were shot from behind, sometimes in profile, very rarely face forward. His work is both objective and subjective, a mix of ethnographic vision and aesthetic project portrayed in black-and-white photographs that fix a fleeting beauty. Okhai Ojeikere. Publisher's Description. A book dedicated to the fantastic, sculptural hairstyle of Nigeria, by one of her native sons

by J. A book dedicated to the fantastic, sculptural hairstyle of Nigeria, by one of her native sons. 'Okhai Ojeikere Photographs. Okhai Ojeikere (Edo State, Nigeria 1930-2014) began his photography career in 1950 after acquiring his first camera, a Kodak Model Brownie D. Over a period spanning six decades the artist had amassed an archive of over 10,000 images that bear witness to the critical role that photography has played in the history of Nigeria and throughout Africa.

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Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere, known as . At the age of 20 he pursued photography, which was out of the ordinary Ojeikere for people in Nigeria, especially those in his village.  . Cameras were not in high demand and were of low priority as they were considered a luxury.

Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere (1930 – 2 February 2014), known as . Okhai Ojeikere, was a Nigerian photographer known for his work with unique hairstyles found in Nigeria

Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere (1930 – 2 February 2014), known as . Okhai Ojeikere, was a Nigerian photographer known for his work with unique hairstyles found in Nigeria. Ojeikere was born 10 June in 1930 in Ovbiomu-Emai, a rural village in south-western Nigeria. He worked and lived in Ketu, Nigeria. At the age of 20 he pursued photography, which was out of the ordinary for people in Nigeria, especially those in his village.

Okhai Ojeikere has been documenting the culture of his native Nigeria in exquisite black-and-white photographs, capturing the elegance and exuberance of its celebrations, ceremonies, and daily life.

Emerging Representation. Okhai Ojeikere has been documenting the culture of his native Nigeria in exquisite black-and-white photographs, capturing the elegance and exuberance of its celebrations, ceremonies, and daily life. He has amassed thousands of images, which together form an anthropological and ethnographic record that is considered to be a national treasure.

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Find nearly any book by Elizabeth Akuyo Oyairo. Okhai Ojeikere: Photographs: . Okhai Ojeikere: Photographs: ISBN 9783908247302 (978-3-908247-30-2) Hardcover, Scalo Verlag Ac, 2000. Founded in 1997, BookFinder.

No other aspect of fashion is as fleeting and ephemeral as hairstyles. Whereas we might ponder the length of hemlines and the fabric du jour, hair often escapes the passionate fashionista's fastidious and discerning gaze. J.D. 'Okhai Ojeikere (born 1930), who worked as an advertising photographer for most of his life, has documented the hairstyles of his native Nigeria in painstaking detail for over thirty years. Plaited, braided, in buns, in towering tresses: In Ojeikere's photographs hair reveals its sculptural qualities. His deceptively simple, classically composed photographs display hairstyles as a sheer play of forms-minimal, abstract, transient artworks. But Ojeikere's photographs do not merely purvey aesthetic pleasures. They provide and unexpected insight into Nigerian culture. Detailed captions tell us by whom and for which occasion a particular hairdo was worn, leading the reader into a previously unfamiliar social milieu. In an exhaustive text Ojeikere recounts his life as a photographer, giving us a glimpse of the nascent African mass media culture of the 60's and 70's.

Lanin
I am Nigerian-American and have natural (virgin) hair. I bought this book to get style ideas. The quality of the pictures are great and the styles are interesting and beautiful. Most of the styles wouldn't be accepted in the average American office though but could probably be modified. This also makes a nice coffee table book, as the book cover is attractive and the photographs are actually artistic. I only wish that it had a little more text with more background information.
Cordaron
This book is a rare treasure. It is pictures of African hairstyles from the 1970s in Nigeria. The photographer/author also gives details about the different styles, i.e. wedding style from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria, style from Edo people, etc. The book gives us a view of the hairstyles our mothers and grandmothers used to wear 4 decades ago. True, the focus of the author is only on Nigeria, but one can easily imagine other styles worn by women in other African countries.
Dusar
I did a rendition of one of the styles on my daughter's hair and she loved it I wish I could find someoen to do my hair this way.
Gela
The trove of photographs taken by J.D. Ojeikere in this very readable coffee table book -compiled in collaboration with Andre Magnin and Elizabeth Akuyo Oyairo- is enchanting to say a least. It conjures memories of a time when traditional hair-styling for African women was a high art form. A good addition to any collector's library.
MarF
fantastic photos, a real gem
Arilak
This is more than a coffee table book. One may pick up Ojeikere's book out of curiosity. However I guarantee that when you put it down you will have a broader sense of what cultural objects and practices can provide meaningful insight into a society. In relatively little text, Ojeikere's clearly explains the importance of Nigerian hair sculpture as a mode of cultural expression and documentation. The book captures fifty years of Nigerian women's hairstyles and represents only a fraction of his collection of hairstyle photographs which numbers in the thousands. Since it covers several decades of Nigerian traditional styles it has a historical dimension absent from similar efforts with a modern focus such as Francesco Mastalia's beautiful collection, "Dreads" (Artisan: 1999). An appendix accompanies the photographs which identifies hairstyles by name and region.
I enjoyed this book. The black and white photography is stunning and helps the reader to make the transition from seeing these hairstyles as incidental aspects of personal adornment to recognizing them as public works of art. The women's faces remind us that this is a living art form. The portraits, accumulated from weddings, offices and public festivals truly convey the extent to which these styles meld contemporary style sense and awareness of traditional Nigerian adornment practices. I highly recommend this book for those interested in photography and the modern history of women's adornment in Africa. This book will also provide wonderful insights for a wide variety of individuals, for example, interested in the politics of African and African diasporic hairdressing in the context of cultural studies, women's studies, African American studies and art history.