CARRYING THE TORCH IN THE NAME OF HIS FATHER

For the local aficionados, Oliver Enwonwu’s fourth solo outing should be a big deal despite his long absence from the exhibition circuit’s limelight, says Okechukwu Uwaezuoke  EXHIBITION Not even a long absence from active studio practice could have so easily effaced Oliver Enwonwu’s achievements and fame from the industry’s consciousness. Ever since his very first solo …

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BOB-NOSA UWAGBOE AND HIS SMUDGES ON COLLECTIVE CONSCIENCE

Having clawed his way into the limelight through his peculiar figurative expressions, Bob-Nosa Uwagboe currently engages an international audience in Barcelona, Spain with his latest solo exhibition. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports EXHIBITION Even as the echoes of the last year’s #EndSARS protests recede from recent memory, the spectral forms that instigated them still float ominously about. Indeed, it …

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ICONIC, YES. BUT, VICTOR UWAIFO WAS NOT JUST ABOUT MUSIC…

Music may have made Victor Uwaifo famous, but his restless creativity found its expressions through other mediums, which included the visual arts. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports TRIBUTE Sometime in 1967… An eerie moonlit night at the Bar Beach in Victoria Island provided the ideal mise en scène for an otherworldly encounter. Victor Efosa Uwaifo, then working in the graphics department …

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