Abraham Oghobase explores issues related to human emotions such as loneliness, hope, anxiety, enthusiasm and fear.
Adolphus Opara's work is induced by encounters with people and their daily effort to exist amidst obstacles that define and situate their individual locality.
Esiebo's practice focuses on new creative territory and integrating multimedia practice with the investigations of themes such as sexuality, gender politics, popular culture, migration, religion and spirituality.
Barbara Walker is an artist based in Birmingham. Her practice is informed by the social, political and cultural realities in which she inhabit.
Ben Osaghae is a social chronicler whose paintings and drawings depict the observations of his daily reality and experiences as well as of those around him.
Ephrem Solomon observes and presents socio-political works using woodcut and mixed media.
Emeka Ogboh explores the multi-dimensional acoustic character of Lagos to affect a constructive dialogue between its physicality and it’s imagining, through what he terms “Lagos Soundscapes project.”
Gideon Mendel, first began documenting the topic of AIDS in Africa in 1993, and in the past twenty years, his work on this issue has been widely recognized.
Oyekan Lawson is a contemporary ceramic sculptor whose work recurrent theme is the physical drama of nature’s complexity.
Mary Evans's pattern signs, symbols and pictograms are borrowd from popular culture and used to articulate her research focus centered on the social political and historical frameworks of diaspora, migration and global mobility and exchange.
Nathalie Mba Bikoro
Nathalie Mba Bikoro uses her work and her writing to explore and make comment on identity, inspired by her personal experience as part of an African diaspora community.
Obiora Udechukwu is considered one of the most influential contemporary artists from Nigeria for several decades. He is a visual lyricist, a poet whose mastery of the line and drawing is beyond compare.
Njideka Akunyili's works are intricate personal narratives of professional encounters, taking references from Western painting, or personal ones from her daily interactions with family and people she meets.
Simone Leigh creates sculpture, videos and installations informed by her interest in African art, ethnographic research, feminism and performance.
Sokari Douglas Camp
Sokari Douglas Camp is distinguished, for the innovative way in which she interprets Kalabari tradition, culture and customs into works of sculptured steel.
Younès Rahmoun's work combines influences from his personal universe, its origines, beleif and experiences. Using numbers, shapes and colors, the artist creates works, which emanate a quest for the universality.