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Jelili Atiku

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LAGOS IN THE RED: THE ART OF JELILI ATIKU

Nigeria. For contemporary Nigerian artist Jelili Atiku, art and violence occupy two counterparts of human existence: one fosters understanding and growth while the other produces only stagnation. Through his multimedia practice, involving drawing, installation sculpture, photography, video, and performance art, Atiku appeals to a general humanity in the hopes of bringing about an egalitarian society. more

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Jelili Atiku Is Bringing Art To The People

Morocco, Nigeria. The art scenes in Lagos are divided into two streams that cannot be more apart. The elitist "global" art mostly doesn't reach the popular audience. Performer Jelili Atiku brings the arts to his neighorbood, a 4 mio suburb of Lagos. Right now he is part of the Marrakech Biennale 5. more