Tag: conscious art

Ife Olatona is defying the norm and following his most intense obsessions

If you are a huge fan of American television series, then perhaps you are familiar with the series Modern Love,…

Esther Okunlola 12 Min Read

Professor Kithaka wa Mberia – African literature from the perspective of a Kenyan literary scholar

Imagine the first taste of cold water at the end of a sweltering hot day. Perfectly satisfying. That is exactly…

Difrodah Mnyika 15 Min Read

Julius Agbaje — Humor and metaphor as tools for advocacy in art

Three things bring validation to an artist: emotional reassurance, when you see someone have an emotional connection to your art,…

Yinka Ashogbon 17 Min Read

Xaadim Bamba Mbow — Emotive art from the heart of Dakar

Named after Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke, the Sufi saint and religious leader who lived from 1853 to 1927, Xaadim Bamba Mbow…

Tope Akintayo 6 Min Read

How Johnson Ocheja is setting the standard for self-taught contemporary artists

We sat down with Johnson Ocheja as part of The Creative Lane, a series of features in which we set…

Tope Akintayo 19 Min Read

How Mofoluso Eludire reimagines comfort and restraint in her works

The Lagos-based artist talks about exploring the positive side of restraint and the negative side of comfort with each art…

Tope Akintayo 13 Min Read

Ademola Ojo creates art to preserve culture and document society

Nigerian contemporary visual artist, Ademola Ojo, dreams of a time when the world will marvel at the traditions of the…

Tope Akintayo 10 Min Read

Obibini Kobby, the creative photographer panning in on Ghana’s everyday realities

The works of Ghanian creative photographer, Obinini Kobby, are filled with bright and vibrant colours. He has built a strong…

Tope Akintayo 5 Min Read

Opeyemi Olukotun captures human emotions and society in his paintings

We sat down with Opeyemi Olukotun as part of The Creative Lane, a series of features in which we set…

Tope Akintayo 11 Min Read
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