West Africa to the West is a documentary project which documents and showcases the finest craftsmanship from parts of West Africa, with a focus on Community and Family artisanal practices developed over generations, the pride and heritage that come with them, having contributed to luxury brands from across Africa and beyond to a global audience. “West Africa to the west” is a collaborative project with Nurulab.com, that aims at challenging the global perception of West Africa’s sustainable craftsmanship methods, while highlighting the work of young fashion designers who use these crafts in there work.
Produced by: Bolaji Animashaun for Nuru Lab
Directed by: Obayomi Anthony Ayodele
Editor & Camera: Ezechia Akande