I was in the middle of creating a new painting (more joyful-as promised last time) when this idea popped into my head, claiming that it was more significant and should be completed right away. I gave it a fight, but the idea proved to be persistent, reminding me that lately I am not so reliable in keeping promises... So here we are... This work has many readings. Mine involves the choices and decisions we have to make in our lives, never knowing which one is the best. More br
Oil on Canvas | Size: 70x100cm | 27,5’’x39’’ I was born and raised in Cameroon where I lived for almost 20 years. I have not returned there since. One of the reasons is that sometimes, memories are better left intact. This painting was inspired by a trip to another African country, which in many ways, have the same vibes. Senegal is a country of smiling people. Kind and smiling. One of the first things that come to my mind when I think of this beloved continent are the color
So happy that this particular work has been selected for the London Art Biennale 2021 (@londonartbiennale). I Will definitely be there if the 10 days mandatory quarantine imposed by the UK are lifted (hopefully). Hope to see and meet many of you there as well. The London Art Biennale will be open to the public and free from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th July. If you can't be there, I am learning that a 3D Tour of the Biennale will be available. I will let you know and try to upl
This work has 2 explanations. A lighter one and a darker one. Since you are reading this post, I will give you both versions!
The first is that I am not the same today as I was yesterday or will be tomorrow. 20 or 50 years from now, who will remember this portrait and where will it be? everything is ephemeral...This is why I depicted myself painting in white over my own self-portrait, erasing it in a way. The "darker" explanation is that I haven't had the chance to have