Victor Ehikamenor is as creative as can be, The creative who bags being a visual artist, writer and photographer to his portfolio among many things has made a comeback to the creative scene in his latest solo exhibition in Lagos.
He also has an arsenal of achievements and features among which his arts have appeared on the cover of the multiple award-winning novels by Prolific Nigerian Writer Chimamanda Adichie and Helon Habila; Victor has also published a poetry collection, ‘Sordid Tales’, and several others.
Although very little has been heard from him in the past years, we are glad for this mind blowing Comeback that featured Rele Gallery in the Public exhibition of his latest piece of work titled ‘Daydream Esoterica’.
The Body Of Work In The Series Takes An Introspective Look At The Artist A Conscious Contemporary Nomad Living, Leaving And Thriving In A City That Feeds Its Inhabitants’ Dreams And Frustration And By Its Sheer Nature Demands That In Order To Survive – One Must Daydream”.Rele Gallery
Just as the title suggests, ‘Daydream Esoterica’ draws inpiration from traditional motifs and religious cosmology. Announcing the exhibition’s launch with a picture at the installation—made from thousands of plastic sunglasses— “Daydreamer’s Paradise (Dream for Free)”
As Kids When We Wore Our Plastic Colourful Sunglasses, Our Honest Dreams Began…We Walked On Air Because The Glasses Changed The Village Topography To A Dreamland. I Welcome You To My Dreamer’s Paradise Where Uwessan Village Meets Lagos Balogun And Sura Markets. May Your Dreams Come True!”Victor Ehikhamenor