Azu Nwagbogu's Best of 2017

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Top five photobooks, in no particular order:
ROXANE II by Viviane Sassen, published by oodee books
2 The Island of the Colorblind by Sanne De Wilde, co-published by Kehrer and Hannibal
Money Must Be Made by Lorenzo Vitturi, published by Self Publish, Be Happy
4 Tales of Lipstick and Virtue by Anna Ehrenstein, published by Editions Bessard
5 Älskling – A self-portrait through the eyes of my lovers by Jenny Rova, published by b.frank books

Front cover of Roxane II by Viviane Sassen
Top five Instagram feeds, in no particular order:
1 Chiaranonino
2 hansulrichobrist
3 fan_o_carre
4 Alessia Glaviano
5 Teju Cole
Some of my favourite exhibitions and new spaces of the year:
1 Manifesto by Julian Rosefeldt at Museum PROA, Buenos Aires
2 Seydou Keita in the group show Les Visitants at the CCK Buenos Aires
3 Joana Choumali’s BITTER Chocolate Stories at Paradox, Amsterdam
4 The Repatriation of the White Cube in Lusanga, Congo DRC by Renzo Martens and the LIRCAEI
5 The opening of the Zeitz MOCAA Museum in Cape Town, a contemporary art museum with a strong photography collection including work by Zanele Muholi, Kudzanai Chiurai, and more.