A Fresh Look at Nigeria's Contemporary Art Scene #1
"Creativity needs a quiet mind to breathe and grow." Àsìkò
Àsìkò is a visual artist who expresses his ideas through the medium of photography and mixed media. He was born in London, England and spent his formative years in Lagos, Nigeria and adolescent years in London.
His work is constructed in the narrative that straddles between fantasy and reality as a response to his experiences of identity, culture and heritage.
His project Layers was featured on the BBC and Huffington Post and ... more
The sovereignty in your work inspires others to find their own sovereignty, their own sense of freedom and possibility. It gives the work more power. (Àsìkò)
Your difference is your superpower and it is the thing that sets you apart. It is be embraced and celebrated. Be the difference you are always meant to be and don’t conform. (Àsìkò)
Power/Strength/Resilience/Fluidity/I am woman Alisha Safo collection.... more
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