A PEEK INTO AN ARTIST’S MISSALIGNED WORLD

In her debut solo exhibition in Lagos, Tiffany-Annabelle Davies shares with candour and self-assurance the experiences of the female sex during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic lockdown with her audience. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports EXHIBITION MissAligned? Albeit a mere play with words, this title is an unnerving reminder of humanity’s fall from grace. It evokes the entanglements caused by …

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AN ARTIST’S WORLDVIEW AND THE ECONOMICS OF A LARGER WORKSPACE 

For Abuja-based artist Obi Nwaegbe, his recently-expanded workspace in Abuja’s Mpape district represents a significant milestone in his career, Okechukwu Uwaezuoke writes ART-LOGUE There is something dreamlike about reliving the fact that, not too long ago, Obinwaegbe Studios started as a home studio and office space. Thus, from its modest beginnings, it has now expanded into an …

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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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