Ezekiel Osifeso • Ibafo, Ogun State • Nigeria
2019 • Acrylic on canvas
92 x 106 cm
This painting tells a story about Lagos. Every individual who enters Lagos is immediately introduced to the fast and spontaneous life. Everyone is in a haste. As the figure in the painting is shirtless, as a symbol of what we call "agbero" life style, who in one way or the other tries to intimidate the other person with his or her carefree attitude. Everyone hence drops their sanity in a coven when on the Lagos street in an attempt to "shine their eye" and avoid being cheated or swept off their feet in the Lagos hustle. Yellow; the colour of Lagos, Yellow; the colour of being "woke".
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