I just read some article online about some medical school student wey e commit suicide plus some other girl wey she jump of the fourth floor in UG and things. Then I read say she too make depressed. Chale e no be easy ooo.
Usually as we hear say people kill dema body, some dey act all someway den judge the person. But the thing I come see be say that be the same reason why many no dey open up. The temptation make human hurt in boy dey fit make stronger and stronger especially as we no get somebody talk plus.
Someone asked me in the studio today if jute sacks where “my thing”.
My answer: Not really.
My thing is objects that symbolize us in our broken states: the people (including myself) that I hope these works will touch and speak out for. In their discarded or abandoned state, they look quite ugly, bruised and hurt by the elements. And this serves as a beautiful canvas to paint stories that
Everyone goes through pain.
But channeling that pain into a work of art is on another level.
You feel the pain of others including yours
You stay in your pain to create,
The Abuse Series is a series from the Beauty from Chaos project. The Abuse series tackles social issues with the use of rubbish or discarded materials to tell the better perspective of abuses in society.
Before I presented the painting to her, I decided to play a little prank: I did this just to see her reaction to the painting before I told her it belonged to her. So this is the little story. After a series of conversations about God, her life, testimonies and other topics, I got to … Continue reading Haus Diaries: Selorm’s Story