Artist Residency and Live Performance

I am thrilled to share my upcoming Artist Residency and Live Performance with Jinn Records at The Rose Hill in June, “kumbaya — the elegy of distant relatives.”   This collection navigates the myriad forms of loss, from the simplest to the most intricate—bearing witness to memorable sentences, infused with

Notes of Untitled Country – Beatitudes

“We who wear thoughts of others like a suit and tie/ Part-time citizens, daytime criminals”, the biting socio-political and religious commentary commences.   The voice is sage-like, firm and critical, holding light to the darkness of a country sinking in a quagmire of hypocrisy, deception and callousness.   By turning

Sawa Sawa – Album

Wreathe in multilingual tongues – beyond the outskirts of many who identify as one.   Sawa Sawa is a concept album composed by the pouring of Afro-Arab souls and translates as “All together” in Sudanese. The music, artwork and stories evolve from art full of skies, across a landscape filled

Perceptions – kó Art Space, Lagos

I explored kó art space to witness a collective exhibition featuring artworks by Peju Alatise, Sokari Douglas Camp, Juliet Ezenwa Pearce, and Chinwe Uwatse. This exhibition navigates the complexities of representing and defining women in contemporary Nigeria through a female perspective. It delves into the interplay of cultural history, gender

Poetry of Beyond the Fence Begins the Sky

This was an intersection of visual art and poetry. Poetry in response to Ismail’s exhibition at Efie Gallery, Beyond the Fence Begins the Sky.  The fusion of this poetry in text and audio serves as the artistic contextual expression of these figures in the art and speaks of how the

The Poet and The Collection

Dusty roads, the screech of rice straw brooms, and the peace of provinciality are what come to mind when we think about a village. Our modernized eyes frown upon the intimate intertwine of close-knit communities, allowing claustrophobia to encourage our insular bliss.   Our obsession with evolution and progression is