Arts + Culture

Failed Graffiti Artist Olatunde Alara Creates Art That Rages Against the Art World Machine

Okayafrica touches base with Olatunde Alara, who participated in ART X Lagos' 'Intersections' live performance art this past weekend.

Olatunde Alara is a member of a growing crop of Nigerian artists who are exploring a variety of artistic mediums, topics and in turn, refuting the singular definition of “African art.” His collection of collages released in 2013 combined satire and mixed media to address issues such as patriarchy, religion and politics.

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