People Under the “Powerlines” by Ben Chislett
Ben: Makoko from afar. The settlements closest to the power lines were recently demolished by order of the Lagos government. The whole waterfront was scheduled for destruction on the 12.07.12. but thankfully, most of the homes, along with their inhabitants, remain.

People Under the “Powerlines” by Ben Chislett

Ben: Makoko from afar. The settlements closest to the power lines were recently demolished by order of the Lagos government. The whole waterfront was scheduled for destruction on the 12.07.12. but thankfully, most of the homes, along with their inhabitants, remain.

Fishermen. Images by Zorana Musikic.

Kids living on the water in Makoko. Images by Zorana Musikic.

Public Viewing in Makoko. Images by Zorana Musikic.