Author Archives: Oliver Enwonwu



Oliver Enwonwu

Oliver Enwonwu is founder and Editor-in-Chief of Omenka magazine, Director, Omenka Gallery and Chief Executive, Revilo. He holds a first degree in Biochemistry, advanced diploma in Exploration Geophysics (distinction), Post Graduate Diplomas in Applied Geophysics and Visual Art (distinction) and a Masters in Art History, all from the University of Lagos. He is the founder, Executive Director, and trustee of The Ben Enwonwu Foundation. He also sits on the board of several organizations including the National Gallery of Art, Nigeria and the Reproduction Rights Society of Nigeria. Enwonwu is also president of both the Society of Nigerian Artists and the Alliance of Nigerian Art Galleries.

The Language of Fashion
Fashion, Interview

The Language of Fashion

Vivacious Nigerian linguist, Ogochukwu Akabogu founded one of the more familiar brands on the contemporary fashion scene in Lagos, Lines by Chaab, where she is the creative director. It is...

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March 16, 2017
Against the Craze for Foreign Goods
Art, Interview

Against the Craze for Foreign Goods

Fast-rising ceramist May Okafor holds a Bachelors degree in Fine and Applied Arts, as well as a Master’s in Art History, both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Though formally...

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February 27, 2017
Atong Atem's Migrant Narratives
Art, Interview

Atong Atem’s Migrant Narratives

Atong Atem is a South Sudanese artist and writer living in Narrm/Melbourne. Her work explores migrant narratives, postcolonial practices in the diaspora and the exploration of identity through portraiture. Atem...

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February 23, 2017
As Told By Fati Abubakar
Art, Culture & Travel, Interview

As Told By Fati Abubakar

Visual storyteller Fati Abubakar was born and raised in Maiduguri, Borno State. She developed a passion for photography, which led to the creation of her series ‘Bits of Borno’. Since September 2015, Abubakar...

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February 21, 2017
IN CONVERSATION WITH MOFFAT TAKADIWA
Art, Interview

IN CONVERSATION WITH MOFFAT TAKADIWA

Moffat Takadiwa was born in 1983 in Karoi, Zimbabwe. He graduated with a BA Honours from Harare Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe in 2008. Takadiwa’s practice incorporates the use of found objects...

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February 13, 2017
crazinisT artisT: Rituals of Becoming
Art, Interview

crazinisT artisT: Rituals of Becoming

Ghanaian-Togolese artist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi, aka crazinisT artisT was born in 1981 in Ho, Volta Region of Ghana. He earned a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts (Painting) in 2014 from...

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February 10, 2017
ASK THE CURATOR: UCHE OKPA-IROHA
Art, Interview

ASK THE CURATOR: UCHE OKPA-IROHA

Leading contemporary photographer and curator Uche Okpa-Iroha holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Food Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. Since graduating, he has participated in...

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February 03, 2017
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