Nigerian-American Artist Toyin Odutola in Forbes' 30 Under 30 List + See Her Work

From AfriPOP! Thu Dec 20 2012, 00:06:56

Nigerian-American artist Toyin Odutola was recently named among Forbes' "30 Under 30" names to watch in 2012. Odutola's pen-and-ink drawings made from photographs often depict the human face. She credits it to her "fascination" with ancient sculptures from Benin. "I'm more interested in the face than the body," she recently told the Village Voice. "I sometimes feel like the body--and this could be my own projection--but I feel like the [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Nigeria:   Generals, Senior Officers Arrested Over Boko Haram's Takeover of Baga (news)
Premium Times
30 January 2015

A Brigadier General, Enitan Ransome-Kuti, his Chief of Staff, Lieutenant Colonel G.A. Suru and some other senior officers have been arrested by the authorities of the Nigerian military over their ... [read more]

Nigeria:   'Enough is Enough' Schedules Debates, Urges Contenders to Participate (news)
EnoughisEnough Nigeria
30 January 2015

Following are selected tweets from Enough is Enough Nigeria (@EiENigeria), a coalition of young Nigerians promoting good governance and citizen engagement, regarding a planned series of debates for ... [read more]

Mali:   For Green, Comfortable Homes, Mali Turns to Mud (news)
Thomson Reuters Foundation
29 January 2015

Building a house in the poorest villages of southern Mali has for years involved cutting trees for timber frames and struggling to save cash for a corrugated iron roof. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!