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#1 Holy Star Boyz By Zina Saro-Wiwa

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Holy Star Boyz By Zina Saro-Wiwa

Meet The Artist

Zina Saro-Wiwa is an artist working primarily with video but also photography, sculpture, sound and food. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York as well as running a practise in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria where she founded the contemporary art gallery Boys’ Quarters Project Space for which she regularly curates. Saro-Wiwa is one of Foreign Policy Magazine’s Global Thinkers of 2016 recognized for her work in the Niger Delta. She was Artist-in-Residence at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn 2016-2017 and in April 2017 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fine Arts.

Saro-Wiwa’s work can be found in museums and private collections around the world.

To get in touch please email or check out her works at or

#2 CONVERSATIONS + THE WOMAN CODE by Ade ‘Àsìkò’ Okelarin

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Meet The Artist

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 exhibited at the South Bank in London. His recent project Adorned was recently exhibited at The Gallery of African Art in London and made up his first solo show at Rele Gallery in Nigeria.
He currently creates works in London and Nigeria.

Apart from Gallery and Exhibition work, àsìkò creates portraiture work for clients in the Fashion, Entertainment and Music industry.

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#3 “No Touch Am” By Osborne MachariaAfrica Art By AfricanPhotos Magazine Africas Number 1 Social Magazine No Touch Am

Meet The Artist

Osborne Macharia is a self-taught photographer born and based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Osborne’s style of photography falls with the genre of Afrofuturism which can be described as an artistic re-purposing of the post-colonial african narrative through integrating historical elements, present culture and future aspirations of people of colour by using narrative fantasy and fiction to highlight African identity.

His work highlight three key principles of culture, fiction and identity. He work conveys important messages on topics such as Equality, Inclusion, Representation. Gender Abuse, Ivory Poaching, Albinism, Dwarfism, Conservation and Care for the Elderly.

Contact Osborne Here


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