Category: Digital art

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Art635 by GTBank Virtual Reality Art Exhibition

    Arts is one of the four pillars of GTBank’s Corporate Social Responsibility policy and with Art635, the bank aims to further its support for African arts by providing exposure and positioning the Arts as a profitable and commercially viable venture for indigenous artists. This is in line with the Bank’s corporate philanthropy efforts […]

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Artist of the Week – Eloghosa Osunde

By Tobijulo Onifade I believe it was through Twitter that I first came across Eloghosa Osunde. One or two people I follow had retweeted her words a couple of times but it was one retweet in 2017 that made me realize how talented she is. This retweet was for a link to her essay “Don’t […]

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Artist of the Week – Nebila Abdulmelik

By Adefoyeke Ajao On the surface, Nebila Abdulmelik’s images portray the impressive cityscapes, people and cultures of African civilizations. However, within each frame lies a complex story of the disruptive consequences that urbanization has on history, humanity and identity.       Abdulmelik is an Ethiopian photographer and wordsmith who is interested in exploring narratives […]

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Artist of the Week – Tom Saater

By Adefoyeke Ajao Many images in Tom Saater’s portfolio capture the aftermaths of terrorism, climate change, socioeconomic inequality or other disasters, but when it comes to depicting the human victims of these disasters, he upends popular depictions of squalor by presenting them as dignified figures – in spite of their dire circumstances.     Saater’s […]

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An Interview with Charles Okereke

Charles Okereke: ‘Perception is very important for an artist’ Charles Okereke is an accomplished photographer who uses his images to highlight the state of the environment. The multitalented artist, who attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he majored in sculpting, is also the proprietor of the Alexander Academy of Arts, Design and Alternative Methods. […]

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Art635 Art Summer Workshop – Week 2

The primary goal of the Art635 gallery is to create a free space where African Artists can showcase and sell their Artwork as well as undergo training and consultations to help them achieve their full potential. As part of our mission to help young artists, we have arranged summer art classes where any young artist […]

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Art Meets Tech: My Virtual Reality Experience

By Adefoyeke Ajao If you are hesitant about entering a gallery, you’re self-conscious when visiting galleries, you give artworks a wide berth, or you rush through a visit to the gallery because you find it difficult to ‘fit in’, you might find it a relief that your interaction with art galleries can be mediated by […]

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Ebunoluwa Akinbo: ‘Days of Dorcas Made Me Stronger’

The photographer and graduate of Sociology talks about her career, her experience at Art635’s recently-concluded Days of Dorcas Photography Workshop and her plans for the future in an interview with Adefoyeke Ajao Before I went into [photography] as a profession, I knew I loved taking pictures. Sometimes you just have to dress very nicely, not […]

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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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