Meet the Architecture graduate turned multidisciplinary artist and creative consultant, Adefé. Nigerian born, his heritage is tangible in all that he does creatively. Channeling his personal struggles of leaving his homeland at 8-years old, he focuses on portraying his idea of identity.
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THE BLACK ISSUE
A Voyage into representation and identity.
“A people’s art is the genesis of their freedom.” - Claudia Jones, 1959
How does the world perceive us? Who writes the narratives that shape us? Centuries of inequality have resulted in countless debasing effigies of Blackness. With modern communications levelling the playing field and today’s creative black talent standing on the shoulders of icons who went before, we are on the cusp of a cultural coup d’état.