Emptied remains (Color of Nature is Definitely Green), 2004-2015
Photographic project relating to the changing landscape in Luneburger Heide region, Germany and Lagos, Nigeria. This project focuses on the Hohe Heide, a region in northern Germany situated in the triangle between the three major cities of Hamburg, Bremen and Hannover.
Otobong Nkanga to explores the Hohe Heide through photography, revealing the changing states farmlands adjusting to a new economical situation. The landscape describes the social and political changes in the Hohe Heide, which disappear behind its picturesque beauty for the eye of a visitor: This scenery is a smoke screen to reality.