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Becoming A Person of Texture

‘Becoming a person of texture' is an experimentation and exploration of texture in my journey through different materials that I have employed in my art practice. I have used materials such as Canvas, Dyed Canvas [Batik], Yoruba Aso Oke Weave, and Textile Collage and now...

Diamond in the Rough [Salon Show ]

Artist Statement  I think that painting relates very neatly to individual experience and the exploration of immediate environment. With painting, I always get the impression that you’re sort of documenting contemporary issues that create discourse.  —Alimi Adewale    Alimi Adewale is a painter and sculptor who explores urban issues...

DEFYING SAMENESS

Somewhere along the line, “disruptive innovation” became a buzzy concept in business circles. But disruption, innovation, and defied expectations have long been tools in the artist’s kit. A  priority of these body work in this salon show is to disrupt norms and defy expectations because...

SPRAWLING CITIES @ RETROAFRICA

Alimi Adewale, has been living in the urban sprawl of Ibeju Lekki, Lagos for the past decade, through art he explores life within these non-conforming developments, elaborating further on this theme, he embarks on an enquiry into the scattered existence of fringe urbanisation. Pinpointing and...

Urban Experience

The body of work in this salon exhibition documents the everyday people, brilliantly buoyant culture, Lagos with it's bumper-to-bumper cars, noise and pollution beyond belief and maxed-out public utilities. Elevated motorways ringing the island, city are jammed with speed freaks and absurd traffic jams ('go-slows')...