Nina Fischer-Stephan & Mudi Yahaya – AL’UMMA | Iwalewahaus
From 11 May 2023, Iwalewahaus will be showing the exhibition AL’UMMA, Society Celebrating Life by the artists Nina Fischer-Stephan and Mudi Yahaya. The exhibition emerged from a project realised last year in Lagos and will be on display in Bayreuth until 15 December 2023. Photographs from the estate of German photographer Nina Fischer-Stephan (1922-2018), taken in Northern Nigeria in the early 1960s, is one position, the second a contemporary one, by Lagos-based photographer Mallam Mudi Yahaya, who has been photographing and filming society in Northern Nigeria for more than eighteen years. The exhibition was curated by Gisela Kayser, one of the most experienced curators of photography in Berlin.
Thursday, 11 May until Friday, 15 December 2023
Mon-Fri 9 am – 3 pm
Fig. above: AL’UMMA Society Celebrating Life 6, Mallam Mudi Yahaya