Posts tagged Wilfred Ukpong

Artist Series E03: Wilfed Ukpong...

Oxford-based Nigerian artist and academic Wilfred Ukpong discusses the conceptual framework which underpins his multidisciplinary oeuvre of sculpture, films, performances and artworks. The Speakers: Dr. Blaze, alias of Wilfred Ukpong Dr. Blaze is a Nigerian-born multidisciplinary social practice artist and researcher who lives and works in Oxford, Paris and Lagos. The former engineering student turned […]

Environmental Art, Education and...

Wilfred Ukpong began studying the sciences, like his brothers but came across a dangerous idea in his second year of university: Robert Thomson’s book Flash of the Spirit: African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy. The book identified how the Yoruba, Kongo and Ejagham civilisations are reflected in the art and metaphysical practices of the African […]