Seun Adeyemi is a 23 year old Artist and Graphic artist, a resident of Abuja from Osun state, a bit of Seun’s background.
‘I draw, paint, make some crafts, create digital illustrations or artworks and compile slideshow videos. I first started as a Clothing designer/middleman for some t-shirt brands such as GMH (Delaware, USA) and others in Nigeria and continued to keep creating till date’
Seun’s ongoing iloveartng Royalhead series, a homage to old Nigerian Artwork, merging the past and present. Old Nigerian masks dressed in tshirts, suits, traditional attire, some taking selfies!
We spoke to Seun on his inspirations, which seemed a bit mysterious at the time, here is what he had to say,
it was a bit mysterious, creepy to some people and some others loved the concept behind the project.A week later the British artist, Damien Hirst presented his attempted work from one of Nigeria’s oldest artworks – The Bronze Head from Ife and Nigerian artists came out to try and support the past Nigerian relics and artworks which were dubbed and recreated in recent times with any ties of acknowledgement.
On his challenges,