Author Archives: adeoluwa oluwajoba



adeoluwa oluwajoba

adeoluwa oluwajoba is an artist, art writer and a curator-in-training interested in the modes of exhibition-making and its role in fostering critical discourse in the society. he is particularly interested in the critical engagement of art and examining the dynamic ways in which art mirrors and engages the society. As a visual artist, his broad oeuvre explores themes of self-identity, blackness, masculinity and human spaces. oluwajoba holds a B.A in Fine and Applied Arts from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife with a major in Painting.

Kadara Enyeasi: City Portraits
Art, Column

Kadara Enyeasi: City Portraits

Writing about Paul Strand’s photographs, John Berger talks about a frontality in the artist’s images: “The subject is looking at us; we are looking at the subject.” Berger considers the...

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February 26, 2019
Emmanuel Unaji: Perception and Reality
Art, Interview

Emmanuel Unaji: Perception and Reality

Emmanuel Unaji is a Nigerian multimedia artist based in London. Combining painting, drawing, collage, and fashion design, Unaji’s style is often described as rebellious and bold. Inspired by the fashion...

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February 11, 2019
Review: Young Contemporaries 2019
Art, Review

Review: Young Contemporaries 2019

The Young Contemporaries 2019 exhibition at the Rele Gallery in Onikan, Lagos features a total of 36 characteristically two-dimensional but materially diverse works, ranging from acrylics, watercolours and oil by...

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February 04, 2019