Dreams Money Can Buy

A young girl is seen in this painting and presumably disabled as suggested by a pair of wooden clutches behind her resting on the wall. The painting portrays the insecurities in the Nigerian state. It also investigates the effects of war and the harsh realities of people found in IDP (Internally Displaced People)camps across the […]

artiste Jekein Lato-Unah Lagos, Nigeria

Jekein Lato-Unah is a Nigerian multidisciplinary artist trained in the art of pottery, painting and performance art whose primary interest seems to be to tackle patriarchy in Africa. She’s known for her use of symbols and patterns to create paintings celebrating women and frowning upon society’s marginalization of the female gender. Jekein was born in […]

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A young girl is seen in this painting and presumably disabled as suggested by a pair of wooden clutches behind her resting on the wall. The painting portrays the insecurities in the Nigerian state. It also investigates the effects of war and the harsh realities of people found in IDP (Internally Displaced People)camps across the North Eastern part of the country where poverty and domestic terrorism have ravaged the economy and other means of livelihood.

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