“Art has no bounds. If you control it, it dissipates and is lost, ’cause it wants to be free, it wants to flow and change and grow and reproduce like a living thing. Art lives and gives life. Without it we are just a bunch of wanderers without form, without purpose, without hope. Art is our definition and we cannot but embrace and live it.”

Nigerian artist Segun Aiyesan (b. 1971) is a self-taught artist from Benin City. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 1995. He is a highly prolific international artist who draws inspiration from his lived experiences.