Chike C Aniokor
Style: Modernist/ Uli
Medium: Watercolour/Ink on Paper
Fun Fact:Much of Aniakor’s art, particularly in ink and watercolor, displays strong linear qualities based upon uli, and he maintains that his interest in this design system developed separately from that of Uche Okeke. His human figures, often possessing elongated bodies and limbs, are frequently massed together in a work, and he makes skillful use of negative space.
Quote: My painting ideas are carried over months in the antipodes of the mind, undergoing creative mutation, occasionally surfacing to be synthesized—just in the way a goat sits under the shade to chew its cud. These ideas mature with time like the sprouts of yam seedlings. It is during this period that I feel like the traditional carver who says that to ‘carve a mask you must be the mask
1.The Allegory of Power
2. Of Collective Memory
with great details and care. very thought-provoking instead. :)