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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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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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An Interview with Adeolu Adeniyi

By Amara Iwuala “It is More Difficult When You Begin by Expecting to Make Money Very Quickly.” Adeolu Adeniyi Adeolu Adeniyi studied Sociology and Anthropology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos.     In 2015, he attended the Montana State University, Bozeman, […]

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An Interview with Ayodimeji Chukwuma Olugbewesa

By Amara Iwuala “Documenting Ben Carson’s Visit to Olumo Rock is one of the High Points of My Career.” – Ayodimeji Chukwuma Olugbewesa, Photographer/Visual Artist Ayodimeji Chukwuma Olugbewesa has established himself in Photography, a profession where his father and late grandfather’s achievements are noteworthy. Olugbewesa, who runs D’mayo Photography, speaks with Amarachukwu Iwuala on his […]

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An Interview with Usy Dinka

By Amara Iwuala “I Have a Creative Eye to Get the Best Pictures out of the Worst Environments.” – Usy Dinka, Dentist turned Graphic Artist & Photographer. Usy Dinka is a 2006 Dentistry graduate of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. He practised Dentistry for two years before taking up an offer as a freelance […]

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An Interview with Mbiedabasi Ekpo Etim

By Amara Iwuala “Photography Allows Me to Express My Resourcefulness.” – Mbiedabasi Ekpo Etim Mbiedabasi (Mb) Ekpo Etim is the Head Photographer at Carrot Photography, which was established in Uyo in 2013 whilst its Port Harcourt office was set up in 2017. He tells Amarachukwu Iwuala about his sojourn in this art and business.   […]

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