What If

“It is often said that where there is life, there is hope, but this life is filled with questions, suggestions and crossroads. This piece reflects the inner contemplations of the heart and the intuition that sprout into actions. “As a young girl growing up in Northern Nigeria, one of the major ‘what if’ questions I […]

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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“It is often said that where there is life, there is hope, but this life is filled with questions, suggestions and crossroads. This piece reflects the inner contemplations of the heart and the intuition that sprout into actions. “As a young girl growing up in Northern Nigeria, one of the major ‘what if’ questions I had to contemplate was when at the age of 11 my friend Mariam had stopped coming to school and upon further enquiries, I was told she had been married off to her father’s friend. The questions that plagued my young and confused heart at the time were countless; What if she is sad, What if she is happy, What if she never comes back to school, What if I never see her again, What if? I never saw Mariam again”. (artist’s quote/statement).

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