The Activist On Canvas: Ken Nwadiogbu Is Our Artist Of The Week

Ken Nwadiogbu is a Nigerian artist who started is journey into the art world when he gained admission into the University of Lagos. Tagging his type of art as hyper realism, Ken has used his talent to tackle social ills. According to him, “My artwork explores, evaluates, interrogates and challenges socio-political structures and issues within society with the purpose of giving a voice to the voiceless through hyperrealism. Often referencing African Cultures, my work also touches on gender equality, black power, tribal discrimination, feminine denigration, highlighting the relationship between pain, war, sorrow, anguish, sadness and art.” Photo Credit: Getty

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