Emissaries of an iconic religion

‘You must be so proud of your husband.’ My friend was talking to the wife of Adolphus Opara, the photographer whose work hung on the walls around us. We were at the opening exhibition of his collection of photographs at Lagos’ Centre for Contemporary Art. ‘Yeah,’ she said, with a joking scowl. ‘And he didn’t even thank me!’ My friends and I were a bit confused by her apparent lack of enthusiasm for her...