ENGAGING SOR AND HIS SENSIBILITIES

In a nod to these desperate times, the Abuja-based artist Sor Sen urges the viewer to scour beneath his linear stokes and evocative colours and discern the hidden meaning behind man’s existential conditions. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes ART-LOGUE Could waking up daily to a “quite erratic” routine be an artist’s antidote to these depressing times? Perhaps, Sor Sen …

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WITH ART, DAMILOLA OPEDUN SOWS SEEDS OF HOPE IN MAKOKO…

Since his first visit to the Lagos waterfront slum community Makoko in 2014, Damilola Opedun has remained resolute in his commitment to imparting art skills to its children. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ART-ICLES Jacob might just as well be any of the many nondescript teenage boys flitting about the Makoko community. Could that be why Damilola …

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BENEATH THE CONCEPTUAL TANGLE OF OZIOMA ONUZULIKE’S MUSINGS

In an ongoing solo exhibition in a Lagos-based art space, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka-based Ozioma Onuzulike breathes new life into time-worn themes with the deft manipulation of his trademark mediums. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ART-LOGUE Trust Ozioma Onuzulike to leave behind a trail of nuggets at each of his career’s many eureka moments, which – more often …

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IN TENACITY, HOPE GLIMMERS FOR A RESURGENT ART SCENE

The large turnout of aficionados at a recent group exhibition opening at Terra Kulture in Victoria Island, Lagos suggests anything but distress in the art scene. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes ARTICLES  Surprise! Who would have guessed that it would have come to this? That the number of guests at the group exhibition opening would be overwhelming enough to have them …

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MORENIKE AJAYI AND THE ART OF FINDING HER TRUE VOICE

Through continually experimenting with new things, Canada-based Nigerian artist Morenike Ajayi has evolved a unique style that makes her art easily stand out, she tells Okechukwu Uwaezuoke ART-LOGUE Surely, the pavement is the last place anyone would expect to find these two sofas! Indeed, the rationale behind their juxtaposition in front of a luxuriant pine …

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