Interviews

Interview with Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Interview with Njideka Akunyili Crosby

On the occasion of her first public talk in Nigeria at ART X Lagos, award-winning Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby sits down with us for an intimate conversation on the various dynamics that inform her work and practice.

Interview with Chinwe Uwatse
Interview with Chinwe Uwatse

Nigerian artist Chinwe Uwatse talks to us about her Uli-inspired works. Transferring the decorative ethos of this ancient art form on to her paintings, through symbolism her work reflects a connection to her heritage and experiences.

Interview with Polly Alakija
Interview with Polly Alakija

We visited and interviewed British-Nigerian artist Polly Alakija at her Lagos-based studio where she gave us insight into her work and some of her influences.

Interview with Olumide Onadipe
Interview with Olumide Onadipe

We visited Nigerian artist Olumide Onadipe in his Lagos studio where he shared some of the concepts that influence his art and his views on the fair.

Interview with Kainebi Osahenye
Interview with Kainebi Osahenye

Kainebi Osahenye, one of Nigeria’s foremost contemporary artists, talks to us about his artistic process, the themes he explores in his works, and his experience at our maiden fair.

Meet the Collectors
Meet the Collectors

We had a chat with Nigerian-based #ARTXCollectors Femi Lijadu and Toyin Odulate about some of their most coveted artworks and the many things that draw them to art and collecting.

Meet the Team
Meet the Team

With over 65 artists from 10 countries participating, Founder Tokini Peterside, along with Curators Missla Libsekal and Papa Omotayo of A Whitespace Creative Agency share a few words on what to expect this year.

Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwe, Talks Art
Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwe, Talks Art

Access Bank Group CEO, Herbert Wigwe, talks about who and what inspired him to become an art lover and collector.

Interview with Ade Adekola
Interview with Ade Adekola

Following his exhibition at the debut edition of ART X Lagos, we caught up with Nigerian multimedia artist Ade Adekola where he discussed the impact of photography and digital technology on his work.

In Our Backyard: Jeremiah Quarshie
In Our Backyard: Jeremiah Quarshie

Ghanaian artist Jeremiah Quarshie stopped by to paint and chat about his new body of work, exhibiting at our debut fair, and how the politics of power inspire his work.
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