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Asiko

In 2009, I visited MyDrim Gallery where an exhibition ‘Paradigm Shift’ was taking place. It was the first solo exhibition of artist, Kelani Abass whose work I was unfamiliar with at that time. On display were over twenty paintings mostly in the naturalistic representational style characteristic of the Yaba School of Art, Lagos.

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Catalogue if i could save time cover Kelani Abass

If I Could Save Time

Time is implicated in everything that we do and it is no more visible as in the time that I have had the opportunity to work with artist Kelani Abass. I first came across his work about seven years ago during his first solo exhibition Paradigm Shift, (2009) at Mydrim Gallery – two years after he graduated from the Yaba college of Technology fine art department.

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Catalogue Man and Machine new.cdr

Man and Machine

Experience nurtures creativity in the human as a fabricator of things. In the same vein the thing fabricated usually becomes a metaphor as it bears witness to the time it was made. The fabricated thing within the chronicles of cultural history remains intrinsic to the human in constant struggle with self to understand the world of experience.

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