Rele Arts Basis is ready to carry the third version of the Younger Contemporaries Initiative on Sunday, the 14th of January. This yr’s occasion will function Nigerian visible artists who’re utilizing their abilities and methods to drive artwork within the world market. The selective themes for this yr’s works embrace sexuality, cultural and self-identity, socio-political commentary, and the bipolarity of human nature.
The 5 visible artists to be careful for on the #YoungContemporaries2018 exhibition embrace 29 year-old combined media artist, Yasser, who takes as his inspiration, his wrestle along with his multi-cultural heritage; 25-year-old hyper-realistic artist, Samuel‘s, works of charcoal and pastel highlights the chaos and imbalance within the Nigerian society; 24-year-old Dandelion is a photographer that provides a contemporary perspective on the perceived notions and misconceptions of sexuality in Nigeria. Habeeb is a 29-year-old combined media artist whose large-scale summary portray present commentaries knowledgeable by his statement of our socio-political atmosphere whereas the 22-year-old painter, Abisola, makes use of watercolour to showcase a private documentation of the bipolar extremes of human nature in relation to residing.
The exhibition will kick off by four pm on Sunday on the Rele Gallery, positioned at quantity 5, Navy Road, Onikan, Lagos, and can run until the 25th of February.