Tales of the Present 1

In the series, I use my paintings to engage the intersection of physical and emotional breakdown. I speak if struggles with menstrual cycles, weight gain depression and agony of discovering meaningful diagnosis in the collapsed health care system in Nigeria.

Tonia Nneji
artiste Tonia Nneji

Anthonia Nneji is a visual artist (painter) whose paternal forebears are traditional carvers and masquerade carriers. She holds a degree (B.A hons) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is an impressionist moving towards expressionism with paintings that depicts the pain the female body go through. Her paintings are didactic; they address health and moral […]

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In the series, I use my paintings to engage the intersection of physical and emotional breakdown. I speak if struggles with menstrual cycles, weight gain depression and agony of discovering meaningful diagnosis in the collapsed health care system in Nigeria.

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