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Wana Udobang

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You Are Invited To Dirty Laundry; The Installation

It would be my absolute pleasure to invite you to my first ever mixed media installation “Dirty Laundry” supported by Ford Foundation. This installation is an immersive experience interconnecting personal narratives, histories, experiences, and imaginaries as a form of catharsis for me and the viewers. Featuring poems screen printed on canvas hanging from laundry lines, […]

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RECLAIMING THE TONGUE VIDEO SERIES IN COLLABORATION WITH NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

“Reclaiming the Tongue” is a video series curated by journalist and poet, Wana Udobang. For the series, Wana enlisted the help of prolific food bloggers and scholars, Ozoz Sokoh (Kitchen Butterfly), Neema Syovata (Modern African Table) and Iquo Ukoh (1Q Food Platter), to explore the complex ways in which history, geography, memory, colonization, relationships and more, become part of a dish’s recipe.

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Vintage Sin City: Finding Lingering Charms in Las Vegas!

Museums are always good stops! The same is true in Las Vegas, where if you’re looking for a classy, vintage experience instead of a raucous poolside party during the day, there are actually some excellent options. The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is perhaps the best-known spot, but I found Centaur Art Gallery to be a dream come true. Organized almost more like a high-end shop than a show gallery, it houses sculptures, paintings, comic book art, and works from Dalí and Picasso.

Interviews

Pottery Artist Anne Adams On The Intimacy of Clay And Aesthetic Of Lines

Working with lines and motifs requires a certain type of flexibility, it’s all mental exercise. I love the challenge of not knowing if the line or motif I’m going to create will connect to the next line after it. I’ll say that I have a special connection with lines, it shows me that everything is connected, one way or the other, it also applies to my life

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Incredible Art Galleries You Should Visit in Southeast Asia

When it comes to culture and the arts, you won’t find pieces more unique than the ones located in Southeast Asia. Not only do they reflect the culture of the region, but since Southeast Asians are also particular about social and political contexts — largely due to the hardships experienced by its locals throughout ancient and modern […]

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Havana’s Coolest Artsy Spot

Havana had always been my dream city to visit and it was everything that it promised. From riding in vintage cars and dancing to Salsa in the streets to lazying on the beach while sipping on delicious rum and just being immersed in so much history. But one of my highlights was a visit to […]