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Akose Enebeli presents Traverse; A Travel Photography Exhibition

To traverse is a different kind of motion across spaces. One that starts with intention, embraces observation and ultimately highlights …

Five Amazing Nigerian Portrait Photographers

Portrait photography is more than just capturing a picture of somebody; it’s an artistic representation of a person’s attitude. Here’s …

How To Build a Lagoon with Just a Bottle of Wine

Lagos Biennial II. Open Call for Artists .

A look at Nadine Ibrahim's short film – Through her eyes

Through Her Eyes was written and directed by Nadine Ibrahim, a young Nigerian filmmaker born in Kaduna and still based …

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 …

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 …

A VISUAL Short: A Poem for the Anxious and Exhausted by Jamilah Malika

wherever you are, whether you are walking around or lying down,
if your top and bottom teeth touch,
part them
if your tongue touches the roof of your mouth,
soften it down and away

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 …

Interview with Suleiman ‘Pacmartian’ Gwadah

Suleiman Gwadah aka Pacmartian, is a self-taught digital artist/illustrator who’s obsessed with sci-fi, fantasy and horror and loves to express …


Interview with portrait photographer Vami George

Hello, Thank you, Visual for having me. Tell us a bit about yourself. Your name. Where you grew upMy name …


Interview with visual designer, Toheeb Popoola

As an artist, it’s important to be open to new experiences and try out new things. Always be exploring new …

Ayooluwa Elisha

Interview with Digital Illustrator Ayooluwa Elisha

Give us a brief introduction. Tell us who you are and What you do? I am AyoOluwa Nihinlola, a Graphics …

Stories in Images . Interview with Visual Storyteller Akíntòmídé

Akintomide is a Visual Artist/ and aspiring Filmmaker , living in Lagos with a unique style of storytelling.


Meet Caricature Artist and Illustrator Clement Obioha

Please Tell us about yourself? Who is liberto_clems? My name is Chibuike Clement Obioha. I am a visual artist and …

Interview with ArtX prize winner Habeeb Andu

Please give us a brief introduction. Habeeb Andu is from Lagos state Nigeria, I had my education in Lagos. I …

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