Aptly entitled “We Are Love” closes tomorrow in Lagos Nigeria.
“We Are Love” is the Africa Artists’ Foundation’s (AAF) first Art Salon of 2014. It features recent work by nine Nigerian artists who explore the concept of love through varied artistic practices including painting, photography, collage, and mixed media.
Participating artists include Tyna Adebowale, Tolu Aliki, Ike Gerald Chiemieze, George Edozie, Obinna Makata, Yomi Momoh, Obi Nwokedi, Chike Obeagu, and Uche Uzorka
With a specific focus on strengthening opportunities for young collectors, this event included a presentation by Cecelia Stucker, director of C.C. Curating and Collections, providing advice on collecting contemporary art through her experience curating exhibitions internationally and offering collection management services.
African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African art. Established in 2007 in Lagos, Nigeria, African Artists’ Foundation aims to encourage the highest standard of art in Africa. African Artists’ Foundation serves a significant role in art and academic communities through organising art exhibitions, festivals, competitions, residencies, and workshops with the aim of unearthing and developing talent, creating societal awareness, and providing a platform to express creativity. By providing assistance to professional and emerging artists in Africa and support to international exhibitions and community outreach programs, African Artists’ Foundation views the contribution to a strong cultural landscape in Africa as a transformative element in driving social change.