VS50 – Santi

Santi is an alternative rapper/singer from Nigeria who combines a blend of different genres of music to produce his own personal unique style. He grew up with a passion for music after he got to hear his father’s old records in his early childhood. Santi dived into acting at the age of ten but fell […]

The Psychedelic art of Mowalola Ogunlesi

Mowalola Ogunlesi is a menswear and print graduate from Central St Martins. She debuted her graduate collection titled, ’Psychedelic’ at the Central St Martins Press Show in May 2017.

Nigerian Photographers Capturing the Unorthodox

Uche James-Iroha In a career spanning two decades, Uche James-Iroha has been described as a ‘leading light of a new generation of Nigerian photographers.’ Currently the director of Photo Garage, a Lagos-based platform for Nigerian and global intellectual photography exchanges, he is the director of Depth of Field, the collective that has influenced the likes […]

VS50 – Baingor Joiner

Baingor Joiner is a self-named ‘creative consultant’ with truly diverse interests. He is a self-taught photographer and is well known for his sense of whimsy and fascination with the parts of daily life that are often ignored in art. His journey as a photographer started as a student in London where he focused on documenting […]

A VISUAL Short – The look elsewhere

I’ve been here for a while now, I know how it all works, and I know how it will end. Will I be okay if I try to get out? Will I make it if I try to leave it? I have the power to escape and start over but I want to be helped, […]

Check out the work of hyper-realist artist Oscar Ukonu

Oscar Ukonu, is a self-taught Nigerian artist who draws with a ballpoint pen. Ukonu who began drawing at the age of nine, says he deviated from mainstream graphite pencils to using a biro in 2014 because it felt more comfortable for him. “With photorealism as my genre of art, the ballpen’s definite and steady feature […]

How to Quit Social Media

Unfortunately, social networking sites can be a waste of time if you don’t monitor how much time you spend on them. Millions of people spend hours on social media per day! Spending so much time on something that doesn’t have any return on investment can really affect the quality of your life. Taking a break […]

VS50 – Nadine Ijewere

In 2018, Nadine Ijewere became the 1st black woman to shoot a vogue cover. This tells us a great deal about how far she has come in her photography career and also gives us an idea of where she is going with her art. 2018 was a busy year for her indeed as she also […]

D-Truce and TylerRIDDIM present the visuals for "Sketchers"

Following the reception to their joint project “The Backbenchers”, D-Truce and Tyler are kicking off their 2019 with the visuals to a fan favourite from the project, “Sketchers”. Directed by TOHEEBPFG and D-Truce, the video tells the story of two young, aspiring music makers hounded by a very wily influencer in the shape of OSAGIE. “Sketchers” […]