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Just In: Art Exhibition Kicks Off In July As Soyinka Clocks 86

Wole Soyinka

An art exhibition titled “Timeless Memories” which as a way, pays tribute to the Nobel laureate and icon, Prof. Wole Soyinka will be held 13, July 2020.

The exhibition opening which is also the same day with the literary giant’s 86th birthday is the third in the series which began July, 2019. The first in the series had marked the 10th anniversary of  Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE) in Abeokuta. It was initiated by Oludamola Adebowale to celebrate the lasting legacies of the great icon. The second in the series was held at the Freedom Park Lagos, with the sub-theme “Elastic Effects of Wole Soyinka” which featured illustrations as inspired by him.

The third series draws from the WSICE theme “I AM because YOU ARE” seeks to reinforce the commitment of Prof. Soyinka and the objective of the programme, namely to prepare the minds of youth for a better future.

The organiser, Oludamola Adebowale’s creative idea behind this exhibition series is

 “to project the legacy of Prof. Wole Soyinka and the amazing body of works he has created in new innovative mediums for this generation and the generation to come.

The art exhibition will feature fresh illustrative works and an E-Art book which will be made available for download. The exhibition is proudly supported by ZMirage Multimedia Ltd, New Dawn Productions, Jawa Media, ZMC and Olu Ajayi.