Nigerian photographer and conceptual artist Ade Adekola has created an intriguing visual symbolization of the bustling city of Lagos through 20 icons of the city characters.
As he says: “Icons of a Metropolis” offers a non-judgmental look at 20 character archetypes – they are the ICONS. They are a creative force, a self-organizing and self-referential manifestation of the zenith of urban survival.
Although they are meant to represent Lagos, do you feel any of the icons are found in your city? We’ve selected a few to show: