Having spent the last three decades exploring the built environment, I am now fascinated with new explorations in nature. Within nature I find spirituality, a peaceful serenity, brightness and colour and a diversity that goes beyond identity. This shift was perhaps inevitable, since the primary material in my sculptures also come from nature.
Objects of different shapes and sizes are prominent in our world, we are constantly orchestrating our lives around them. I like to harness that quiet relationship between myself and the “inanimate” world, I find that I can emote with them, create stores of memory, as well as enhance my living experience.
I never hesitate to say that i have been a fan of Ade Laoye’s work both on stage and screen for quite a long time so it was a no brainer to have her kick of the second season of my Youtube interview series Culture Diaries. Beyond the fact that there is something innately […]
Like most of contemporary art, abstract and conceptual photography gets a lot of flack for being artsy fartsy self indulgent nonsense. This is why interviewing artist and photographer Abraham Oghobase seemed for me my most emotional interview in this series so far. Being an artist already places you on the fringe of things and […]
Victor Ehikhamenor has to be one of the most dynamic and prolific visual artists i have gotten the opportunity to get close to. And i almost forgot very stylish too. Victor is a painter, sculptor,photographer,writer and satirist. His work has been known and characterised by his large scale labyrinths which has been described in […]
In the second episode of Culture Diaries, i chat with fellow poet Titilope Sonuga. I have often referred to her poetry as very visceral and picturesque. In recent times, she if fast becoming every girls favourite poet exploring themes that traverse everyday human emotions and that all so interesting transition from girlhood to womanhood. […]
So as a lover of all things art and culture, i thought it was time to have a go at a video interview series and thus Culture Diaries was born. I have only been able to shoot six episodes as a pilot season but touch wood i will get the resources i need to […]
There are lots of events and activities celebrating Professor Soyinka’s 80th birthday and one of those will be Paw studios production of Camwood on the leaves. SYNOPSIS “My son? I disown him! He is no son of mine …nor yours! …ErinjobiTwo families ; the Olumorin’s and the Erinjobi’s are set on war path because of […]