I No Be Gentleman (At All O)
June 30, 2021 - August 15, 2021
ADA Contemporary Art Gallery:
Regent Hotel, Villagio Vista North Airport Road Opposite African, Accra, Ghana

Spotlighting the work of up-and-coming painters Chukwudubem Busayo Ukaigwe, Matthew Eguavoen Imuetiyan, and Emmanuel Amoo, the Accra gallery’s first-ever group exhibition is helping forge a new, broader constellation of African identity and representation. Much like its namesake, the Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti’s 1973 Afrobeat album Gentleman, the show features poignant works that speak out against neocolonialism and make the case for breaking away from predominantly Westernized ways of thinking. 

(FROM LEFT) Portrait of Sahar (2020) by Chukwudubem Busayo Ukaigwe. Cynthia (2021) by Matthew Eguavoen Imuetiyan. Images courtesy of ADA \ Contemporary Art Gallery

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