Ofong Ekpad

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Ofong Ekpad  •  2012 – 2013

Installation view, Variable dimension, Used clothes, printed fabric and Burlap

Combining narrative and materials from Lagos with imported second-hand clothing, histories and myths are woven together to create sculptural element inspired by some raffia woven pieces found in Oron Museum in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria where am hail.

Though unknown what this Raffia woven pieces were used for, but there were said to be found in palaces in this region as at the 19th century.