Three visual artists in Nigeria are turning trash into impressive valuable artworks

THE award-winning artists; Gbenga Adeku, Dotun Popoola, and Samuel Anyanwu are converting Nigeria’s plastic, metal and textile waste into beautiful art objects and getting global recognition for their work.

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Achenyo Idachaba Obaro: On building an award-winning home decor business out of water hyacinth

BY transforming water hyacinth into objects of art, Obaro’s award-winning social enterprise has trained over 700 local artisans and has 12 product categories, two office locations, and six retail channel partners.

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‘I didn’t choose art, it chose me:’ in conversation with trailblazing contemporary artist Jean David Nkot

NKOT is painting for the stars, literally. His artwork will adorn the Ariane rocket, a European spacecraft set to be launched into space in December 2022. It will be the first time African artwork will be in outer space.

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