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Art in the streets of Lagos

“Every time I walk through the streets to create art, that walk inadvertently becomes a journey inwards. The energy and mood of each scene is broken down into shadows, highlights, composition – textures and colours – revealing an essence that not only connects to my past, but resonates with the present while carrying in it […]

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The Gele

“The Gele* is an explosion of colour. Interestingly, the visual impact of the Gele as a fashion accessory is unique to Nigeria. To me it always looks like an elaborate crown. And against black skin, it takes on an even stronger dimension. It reminds me that every individual has a colourful essence, which is what […]

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Untitled, 2011, Flattened Tin Cans & Corrugated Iron on Wood, 135 x 218 cm

“My art is inspired by my passion for the environment, which started during my childhood growing up in Cameroon. I loved to play and manipulate different natural materials and used to experiment with clay, wood, copper and plaster. But my favourite material was clay, which led me to pursue a career as a ceramic artist. […]

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Untitled, 2011, Flattened Tin Cans & Corrugated Iron on Wood, 122 x 243 cm

“I try to solve some of our problems and address global issues with my works. Many of my works are about human beings’ ability to decide to create paradise. What we do is what we get.”

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