Life on the Other Side
The attached photo is from a recent solo exhibition with the theme based around the "Have's" and "Have nots". The photo was taken in a slum in Lagos and the poverty that exists among the various communities that live there, is acute and a stark manifestation of the profound income disparity that exists across Lagos. Despite it all, this young man believes in the future as he knows there is more to the life he is currently living. As such, he looks assuredly to the possibility of a bright future.
How can art catalyze change?:
If the art speaks to you, if you are able to understand the concept of an artist and in so doing see their vision, then you are now aware of the message that the artist wanted to convey. And with that awareness, you can move mountains, if you want to.
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