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Taking African Art to The World
The Tate Modern Gallery of Art sits on Bankside, London, United Kingdom. Its imposing structure is noticeable to a first time visitor to that popular suburb in London. A repeated visit means a continued admiration of an interesting piece of architecture.

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An Interview with Adaeze Obi-Obasi

By Amara Iwuala “Do not Get Lost in the Crowd” – Adaeze Obi-Obasi     Adaeze Obi-Obasi is an up-and-coming photographer who studied Mass Communication at the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State. She tells Amarachukwu Iwuala how she is navigating her way through the picture-taking business.     A few years ago, Adaeze submitted an […]

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An Interview with – Blaize Eche Itodo

By Amara Iwuala “I Have Found Expression, a Voice of Some Sort, as a Photographer” – Blaize Eche Itodo Blaize Eche Itodo holds a BSc degree in Geology and Mining from the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations from the International Institute for Journalism, IIJ, Abuja.     […]

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Artist of the Week – Wole Lagunju

By Tobijulo Onifade Wole Lagunju is Nigerian born US based artist. He studied Fine Art with a specialization in Graphic design at the University of Ife and is an accomplished Graphic designer, Illustrator, Textile designer and Fine artist. Image from Artsy.net Mr. Lagunju’s upbringing in the South West region greatly influenced his Art and beliefs. […]

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Artist of the Week – Michael Enejison

By Adefoyeke Ajao Michael Enejison’s art features abstract, mixed media paintings that delineate humankind’s complicated relationships with respect to a variety of ecosystems. The 2015 National Art Competition finalist is also a photographer and an environmental sustainability advocate whose works have been shown at the 2017 Lagos Biennale, the African Culture and Design Festival 2017, […]

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The Art of Chinwe Chukwuogo Roy

By Tobijulo Onifade The month of March is known to have notable dates such as mother’s day and International Women’s day. My plan at the time was to research notable African (mostly Nigerian) women who have done marvellous things in the creative sector around the world and do a piece on each one. I learnt […]

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Body Painting and the Art of Uli

By Tobijulo Onifade Growing up, I remember tattoos and body decoration being implied as a new Western thing which was a bit confusing as my grandmother as well as a few older people I knew had some of tattoos/body decorations, especially on their arms. As I grew older, I took an interest in Nigerian artistry […]

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Artist of the Week – Williams Chechet

By Adefoyeke Ajao Vibrant: the word that comes to mind when you see Williams Chechet’s artworks. Born in Kano and raised in Kaduna, Chechet’s designs are bold and modulated by popular culture and Afrofuturism. The graduate of Industrial Design is a multimedia artist who is as proficient with digital tools as he is with pencils […]

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GBAM!

By Onyeka Nwobu In the case that you clicked in to read this article out of sheer curiosity as to what GBAM! could possibly mean, I’ll have you know that you’re well in line. \ GBAM! \ – Literally hitting the nail on the head. GBAM! When everyone in the room expresses agreement! GBAM! When in […]

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An Interview with Adebimpe Adebambo

By Amara Iwuala “Look for What Stands You Out Artistically” – Adebimpe Adebambo Adebimpe Adebambo studied General Art at the Ibadan Polytechnic and specialized in Painting at the Yaba College of Technology. She discusses Art with Amarachukwu Iwuala.       Adebimpe is fascinated by colours, having grown up in a household where the love […]

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