Roli Afinotan

Roli Afinotan, Nigeria (writer)
Roli Afinotan is a writer, curator and evolving photographer. She graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, with a double major in Sociology and Information Studies, and has a Masters in Communication and Language Art from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She previously worked in communications, content research and acquisitions for a TV and film production company in Lagos, Nigeria. Her writings on contemporary art were first published in 2015, in The Sole Adventurer, a digital magazine focused on contemporary art in Africa and its diaspora. Since then, she has continued there as a regular contributor and freelanced as an art writer for other art platforms and galleries.

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In Conversation with Soji Adesina on Being a Multidisciplinary Artist
Article date: Friday, November 8, 2019

In Conversation with Soji Adesina on Being a Multidisciplinary Artist

Soji Adesina (b. 1981), is a multi-disciplinary and multimedia artist whose practice spans drawing, painting, film, photography, installation and graphic design, though his preferred medium is acrylic paint on canvas. He is a graduate of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.

In Conversation with Tega Akpokona on the Use of Light and Colour in Portraiture Painting
Article date: Friday, November 1, 2019

In Conversation with Tega Akpokona on the Use of Light and Colour in Portraiture Painting

Tega Akpokona is one of Nigeria’s young emerging artists. He graduated in 2011 with a BA in Fine and Applied Arts from the University of Benin, where he specialised in painting. After graduation, Akpokona received mentorship from one of Nigeria’s acclaimed artist, Abiodun Olaku. His practice builds on the techniques of the European masters and shares their preoccupation with the effects of light and colour.

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