Israel Onojie is a mixed media artist, digital artist and an art photographer Advertisements Continue reading Check out Israel Onojie’s ‘Shape of You’ series
LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. The festival presents photography as it is embodied in the exploration of historical … Continue reading The Regimes of Truth at the 8th Lagos Photo Festival dispels mistruths
With works that heavily reference pop culture in all forms, shapes and sizes, the controversial artist’s work always seem to set the right tone and humor … Continue reading DuroArts cartoons are always a mood
Frederick Archibong’s The Forbidden Fruit is an apt representation of the coming of age tale that speaks of when a child’s eyes open and she (in this case) becomes a woman. The piece is a study in desire, the type of desire that draws a person in like moth to a flame. Staying in line with Frederick’s preferred means of capturing his subject; the woman retains the black and white monochromatic look that he is known for. The focal point however is the deep red apple she’s about to take a bite of. It’s juicy, and plum and desirable, a … Continue reading Frederick Archibong – The Forbidden Fruit
Celebrating Africa’s largest metropolis through its most iconic color. The Yellow of Lagos is on a mission to have us look at Lagos through different eyes: … Continue reading Yellow is the New Black
August Udoh’s celebrity portraits are wide and varied. From musicians, to actresses, to performers, to comedians, he’s captured them all. His subjects might be different, but … Continue reading The Photography of August Udoh
Science fiction, Hugo award winner and Marvel Author, Nnedi Okorafor recently spoke at TED Talk about her take on Afrofuturism and the effect her cultural background has had on the genre. On her book she asked; ‘So what if a Nigerian-American wrote science fiction? Growing up, I didn’t read much science fiction. I couldn’t relate to these stories preoccupied with xenophobia, colonization and seeing aliens as others. And I saw no reflection of anyone who looked like me in those narratives.’ She spoke a little more about the book “In the “Binti” novella trilogy, Binti leaves the planet to seek … Continue reading Nnedi Okorafor talks Afrofuturism and Sci-Fi on TED Talk
Profile: Queen Nwaneri Project: Spontaneous Expressionism A Whitespace Creative Agency curated the Interactive Projects of the fair, featuring young, emerging artists Olalekan Jeyifous, Dipo Doherty, Queen … Continue reading #ThroughTheLens – Queen Nwaneri
When you see an Oresegun Olumide original, you know it. His art pieces are a study in hyperrealism, the likes of which take everyone’s breath away with every viewing.
Polly Alakija and Ed Keazor present the Eko For Show Sessions Vol. 1. A celebration of the musical heritage of Lagos. In the liberated and democratic open-air settings of the Falomo Bridge, Ikoyi Lagos.
Profile: Babajide Olatunji Project: Number 24 BO: The Obafemi Awolowo graduate, visual artist and autodidact displayed the latest in his series ‘Tribal Marks’ centers scarification as a … Continue reading #ThroughTheLens – Babajide Olatunji