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Art Forum Africa In Conversation with the collectors

  A few weeks ago, we held our second edition of Art Forum Africa in collaboration with the ArtXLagos fair to a thrilling and engaging audience. Art Forum Africa is a discourse initiative founded by myself and art blogger Bukola Oye of The Sole Adventurer blog aimed at creating opportunities for conversations around the visual […]

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The case of creative coincidence; Room 313 and Room 315

Many of us know how much anxiety, sleepless nights and hard work goes into creating any work of art. So it can be quite heart wrenching when you wake up to see the work of another artist sharing a similar name and premise as yours. This was what happened when I logged into my Facebook […]

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Cutting My Mother Some Slack

When I was a child the image of my mother barging through our front door pulling up her dress, pulling down her girdle and exhaling as she let our a big sigh has never quite left me. The tight elastic from the girdle would leave her yellow skin red and embossed with lines and patterns. […]

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Teaching myself to step back

  You know one of those friends who never mind their business. Before you know it every conversation turns into a career counselling session and if there is any extra time in view, it is likely to morph into an intervention. Yes those types of friends. Those really annoying kinds that sometimes you would rather […]

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Crushing on Artist Ndidi Emefiele

Ndidi Emefiele’s work is fast becoming the popular screen saver on both phones and laptops but personally, i can’t seem to get enough of her. Ndidi’s characters are delicate, complex,playful, fierce and pop. I also think its time she started an eye wear range. The glasses which are a constant fixture in her work, she […]

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Face Lift With New Photographs

  So it has been almost three years since i had my photographs professionally taken except of course the photos i took for the Jumia plus size campaign. I decided it was time to retire those images considering a lot of complaints about seeing them a little too much. Well i figured a little facelift […]

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Pidgin Opera by The Venus Bushfires

  I remember watching Venus Bushfires perform a few times here in Lagos and wondering if her music would be able to find its feet amidst the murky waters of our current conformist musical soundscape. I like the experimental nature of her sound but have often found people in the crowds looking a bit bewildered […]