What a momentous year it has been for October Gallery. Earlier in the year, October Gallery marked 40 years of existing as a space that fosters growth and spotlights artists that go on to be giants (or already are) in the art industry. In celebration of their 40th, the gallery showcased an exhibition titled: Dream … Continue reading “We Have Come A Long Way” – Ablade Glover
The night begins with chicken wings in my bag from one of my favourite Vietnamese spots in Holborn, Viet Eat. After 2 or 3 visits into different gallery spaces, I decided that I no longer can go round polluting the VIP bougie air with the smell of wings and so, I desperately get rid of … Continue reading 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair London 2018: Freefall
I've been waiting for an exhibition that would sucker-punch me upon entry this year. An exhibition that would stir a whirlwind of emotions at each turn and, yesterday, I found it. For reasons unknown I had been putting off visiting the Autograph ABP, where Omar Victor Diop's exhibition is up, for a little while; I … Continue reading Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora!
A tweet from a follower almost got lost in the abyss of trivial and repetitive topics that tend to fill my timeline occasionally but thanks to the algorithm that shows you tweets you missed, I happened to come across it. It had a link to information about Legacies of Biafra exhibition that was coming to … Continue reading Legacies Of Biafra
I'm still recovering from the 1:54 Art Fair fifth edition in London that happened just over a month ago. I don't think i got to soak in all the fantastic works that were on display throughout the course of the 4 days, but i digress; this is not a 1:54 review, but since then, i … Continue reading HER STORY: REWA & Dagmar Van Weeghel
The first time I went to October Gallery, a couple of years ago, was to view El Anatsui's work. Ghanaian born and living in Nigeria, El is internationally known for his use of aluminum bottle tops in his work but his art is not limited to that. El uses a range of tools and a number of … Continue reading October Gallery: El Anatsui