Shakara

“Shakara is a colloquial term in Nigeria used to express self-confidence, assertiveness, poise, body consciousness, a great sense of fashion or the freedom and confidence of exploring your beauty and loving the skin you live in. In another light, it is used to describe the pride of being beautiful or good looking. “Shakara” explores the […]

artiste Jacqueline Suowari Port Harcout, Rivers, Nigeria

Jacqueline Suowari is a full-time draughtswoman and mixed media artist. She holds a B.A in Fine Art and Design and majored in painting from the University of Port Harcourt. Her foray into art started from the early age of five with a strong influence from her mother and for the past decade, she has stunned […]

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“Shakara is a colloquial term in Nigeria used to express self-confidence, assertiveness, poise, body consciousness, a great sense of fashion or the freedom and confidence of exploring your beauty and loving the skin you live in. In another light, it is used to describe the pride of being beautiful or good looking. “Shakara” explores the vanity of beauty and a behaviour that is common among beautiful young ladies who demand attention and affection because of their look, failing to realise that it is fleeting or ephemeral. True beauty emanates from within and this beauty is never fleeting. (Artist’s quote/statement).

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