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Olu Amoda's Laceration: A Jagged Beauty of Metal

Nkiru Nzegwu

Abstract


Olu Amoda's Laceration exhibition explores the jagged wounds and cuts of Nigeria's contemporary reality. It draws attention to a range of themes and sub-themes that are a legacy of that nation's corrupt system. According to Amoda, the exhibition makes visible, metaphors that are frequently misinterpreted. It speaks in oblique yet resonant tones about experiences that inspire the artist to create.

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Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu and Ikem Okoye; Film Review Editor: Phyllis J. Jackson; Exhibition/Curator: Babacar M'Bow; Book Review Editor:.

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