Journey

The painting depicts a youngling with a bunch of flowers bound to his head. This is a metaphoric expression which represents life and hope. Journey explores the notion of negligence from government authorities that lead to social exclusion and other vices within our society. The youngling in the portrait seemingly looks ahead in hope for […]

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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17.5” X 17.5” inches Canvas size
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The painting depicts a youngling with a bunch of flowers bound to his head. This is a metaphoric expression which represents life and hope. Journey explores the notion of negligence from government authorities that lead to social exclusion and other vices within our society. The youngling in the portrait seemingly looks ahead in hope for a better future.

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