Manar: A Ray of Hope

Do you believe in luck? Or would you say coincidence? Or Serendipity? Whatever you choose to call it, meeting Manar was a miracle. When I made a decision to go document AFCON in Egypt for Pan-African Sports, I had a list of interesting things to do, places to visit and connections to make but I arrive in Cairo with a plan to just “Wing It”. Amongst my list to do was make amazing portraits/lifestyle photos while in Egypt. The plan was destined to fail as no one was really willing to help me bring my vision to life until I …

THE HUEMANIST

The second solo photo exhibition of visual artist and fashion photographer, Emmanuel Oyeleke, themed “The Huemanist” held on the 5th of April till 11th of April, 2019 at Terrakulture, Victoria Island, Lagos. The approach is optimistic and focuses on innate noble human capacity to be good, love, overcome hardship, pain and despair and achieve self-actualization, fulfillment and satisfaction in life. Capturing an optimistic and individualistic outlook about the human experience, the collection employs the use of minimal aesthetics, hues, and floral entities throughout the body of work. The techniques include the use of paint on bodies, large canvas prints to …

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