by the Nike Art and Cultural Foundation held on Dec. 15 at the Nike Art Gallery.
Communication in Modern Art’ had a team
of discussants who had critical analysis of sub-themes which formed parts of the major title of the discussion.
contribution of the Nike Art and Cultural Foundation to set agenda in the arts
to highlight relevant issues that concern art development in Nigeria.
critical look at issues under ‘Impact of Tradition and Communication on Society;
‘Conflicts in Western Religion and Tradition,’ and ‘Sustenance of Our Rich Heritage.’
Nnabuife, public affairs commentator and social critic, Dan Aloh and African heritage
crusader, Queen Ahneva Ahneva, and it was moderated by Emmanuel Agozino.
the progress of art ( Nike’s art
progress was cited as an example) and noted that it was necessary to follow works of
art that express cultural history with something to leave with the people.
through fashion styles which are original to Africa. She has been
identified with the slogan ‘ When you wear your heritage, you wear your crown.’
able to make an African statement of originality through fashionable wears
created from choice African fabrics. She
made it known that African fashion clothing showcased a rich cultural heritage
and not just a costume as many people had erroneously thought.
countries and created remarkable fashion designs using a combination of African
textiles and design motifs.
a distinctive mark with her Broadway-style
fashion show tagged ‘ Fashion Heritage- The cultural connection,’ a show
that has enjoyed a fantastic
reception among fashion lovers across several African countries and in the
United States of America.
Illinois, her heart loves Africa dearly and that is why in 2007 she relocated
her business operations to the fashion-savvy, bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria.