Tag: Culture

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’
Arts Ben Enwonwu Ben Osawe Culture El Anatsui Gani Odutokun Guardian Woman Marcia Kure Ndidi Dike Obiora Udechukwu Ugoma Adegoke Uzo Egonu Yusuf Grillo

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’

Ugoma Adegoke Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated […]

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’
Arts Ben Enwonwu Ben Osawe Culture El Anatsui Gani Odutokun Guardian Woman Marcia Kure Ndidi Dike Obiora Udechukwu Ugoma Adegoke Uzo Egonu Yusuf Grillo

‘I am influencing enhanced perspectives of ourselves, our culture, our arts’

Ugoma Adegoke Ugoma Adegoke trained as an economist and corporate finance professional but is today, a creative entrepreneur, gallerist and foremost multi-arts curator. A tireless community builder, arts advocate, passionate art collector and taste-maker, she is the founding director and Chief Curator of Bloom Art, Lagos. In 2014, she originated […]

Banksy Banksy Sotheby's Culture Going Gone!! Painting Self Shreds After Being Auctioned At 1.04M Pounds Guardian Life

Going, Going, Gone!! Painting Self-Shreds After Being Auctioned At 1.04M Pounds

The world of art was thrown into confusion and shock when a painting worth 1.04m British pounds shredded itself after being auctioned at Sotheby’s. The Banksy painting, which was a framed Girl with Balloon was said to be the artist’s best work, was the last painting to be auctioned at […]

The Most Prominent Secret Societies In Nigeria
Culture Ekpe Guardian Life Nze na Ozo Ogboni Okonko The Most Prominent Secret Societies In Nigeria

The Most Prominent Secret Societies In Nigeria

Sometimes burdened by negative rumours, half-truths, and infamy, secret societies have played significant roles in the economic, political and social aspects of different communities in Africa. Their ideologies and way of life sometimes help redefine how an entire community is administered. Members of these groups are influential and powerful. Here […]

BlazeMoney platform to lift creative industry
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BlazeMoney platform to lift creative industry

Filmmaker and entrepreneur, Tony Abulu. Photo/Prweb In an unprecedented, innovative strategy to attract the $21 billion yearly remittances from Nigerians in diaspora, filmmaker and entrepreneur, Tony Abulu, has created a symbiotic relationship between Financial Technology (Fintech) and Nigerian creative industry, writes. Tony Abulu is not a new figure in the […]

Magic And Art At The 2018 Chale Wote Festival
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Magic And Art At The 2018 Chale Wote Festival

Over the past eight years, Accra’s Chale Wote Festival has brought thousands from around the world to Ghana’s capital for a week-long celebration of art and culture. They anchor most of the festivities at Jamestown – a neighbourhood that was once the city’s bustling port and is now home to […]

Breaking Coconut On The Head As A Sign Of Prayer Ritual
Breaking Coconut on the head ritual in India Culture Guardian Life

Breaking Coconut On The Head As A Sign Of Prayer Ritual

India is a country with many ancient traditions, rituals and festivals and countless groups. Indians are originally superstitious and cling to their culture and festivals religiously. India has many ancient rituals which most people find queer. One of such rituals is the coconut breaking on the head among the rural […]

A Journey Into The World Of Nigerian Arts
A Journey Into The World Of Nigerian Art Culture Guardian Life Iyoba Jimoh Buraimoh Oludamola Adebowale Victor Epuk World of Nigerian Art

A Journey Into The World Of Nigerian Arts

The history of Nigerian art is fascinating. The dawn of the 15th century saw an explosion in the art scene. That century saw the death of Iyoba Idia (Queen Mother of Oba Esigie) which occasioned the carving of the famous figurine. The figurine became popular and placed the Benin Kingdom […]