“This is me” by Tunde Owolabi
“This Is Me” is an exhibition of various forms of art expressions by Tunde Owolabi , scheduled to hold from the 18th of November to the 25th.
The works on exhibit will include oil paintings, photography, fashion, sculpture and installation. The subjects range from politics to reminiscence of growing up, dance, fashion, self-expression and textile design.
His passion for the African culture will be enormously present in the stories of his photography, he played with the elaborate traditional Nigerian female hairstyle and aso oke fabrics, laser cut into butterflies and flowers.
These were used to depict subjects of Fragility of the Female gender, Migration, and the country – NIGERIA as a whole, employing elements of fashion as a vehicle of expression.
As well, the artist forte on textile design have been used to create some limited edition fashion merchandises and the use of sculptures in depicting some of the subjects matters shall gravitate a three dimensional feel for it’s viewers.
“THIS IS ME” exhibition will take place at MILIKI, 7b etim inyang crescent, Victoria island.
The exhibition is excited to have art collectors, renowned artists, art gallerists, and art enthusiasts.