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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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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FOR NDIDI DIKE, THIS IS  WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN ARTIST IN TIMES OF DISTRESS

An ongoing solo exhibition in Lagos featuring recent installations by British-born leading Nigerian artist Ndidi Dike addresses issues bordering on the general lack of preparedness during the pandemic and the concurrent upheavals swirling around the excrescences of materialism. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports EXHIBITION A mixed-media installation holds court somewhere beyond the exhibition hall’s entranceway. It is, at first …

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EVEN WITH COVID-19, LIMCAF REMAINS RESILIENT

After last year’s suspension of its 14th edition last due to the restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, Life in My City Art Festival resumes this year as an online competition.  Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports ARTICLES Not even the unforeseen obtrusion of the last year’s COVID-19 scare can deny the Life in My City Art Festival – more …

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