October 5, 2018

RELE Hosts a Talk around Migration

The RELE Gallery in Lagos is hosting a conversation involving two visual artists and an architect. The two artists have an ongoing exhibition in the gallery.

Patrick Akpojotor and Obinna Okerekeocha will be discussing migration and infrastructural development with Chuka Ihonor who is the Principal Architect at ARG Studios).

The event is from 4pm to 6pm Sunday October 7th, 2018 at the gallery,   on Number 5, Military Street in the Onikan Cultural Precinct on Lagos Island.

                                               Patrick Akpojotor

Patrick Akpojotor is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist working across painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. His installation at IN-TER-AC-TIONS – Developing Cities is inspired by the architecture and landscape of growing cities which are often chaotic in nature.

OBINNA-OKEREKEOCHA

Obinna Okerekeocha is a multimedia artist, designer, music composer and filmmaker. His work at IN-TER-AC-TION – Vignettes of a new reality is a moving showcase about issues of urban and transcontinental migration.

Chuka Ihonor

Chuka Ihonor studied Architecture at the University College London. As principal architect, he leads ARG Studio, known for their cutting edge modernist buildings. Their work continues in the tradition of modernist architecture initiated in the early 20th century, and is influenced by the cubist work of Le Corbusier and the later rationalist work of the Italians Giuseppe Terragni and Cesare Cattaneo. Drawing inspiration from other pursuits of the modern movement including painting, sculpture, narrative and furniture design, ARG embraces new materials made possible by existing technology.

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