Tell us a little about yourself. Where are your from, when did your journey into art begin?I'm 28, and a 1st generation Nigerian living in Brooklyn, NY by way of Atlanta, Ga where I grew up. I guess my journey started by what I am, what we all are. I was created and even … Continue Reading ››
"If there is anything like contemporary African art, it is those creations that are cognisant of this element of spontaneity and improvisation, which tends to work with, and draw from it the possibility of alternative forms and aesthetics. Therefore “being African” is to blur the lines between possible and impossible rendering the very state of … Continue Reading ››
Some inspiration from Philip Kwame Apagya a renowned Ghanaian photographer famous for his elaborate studio portraits set against colorful painted backdrops.
philip kwame apagya's formal portraits in front of commissioned painted backgrounds seem to be suspended between realism and a sort of naïvité, they are both unreal and hyperealistic: the dreams of african people are put on … Continue Reading ››
Un Homme Sans l'Occident 2002, 'A man without the West', is a french film directed by Raymond Depardon. Depardon is renowned for his photography and film making in the Sahara. The film depicts the life of nomads in the sahara, focusing on their relationships with each other, the sand and animals. Visually inspiring … Continue Reading ››