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Digital Artists 5 young incredibly talented African artist you should know

Meet African's emerging generation of Artist who are thrilling us with their art.

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Odion Tobi


Artists working with digital media are popping up everywhere and they are showing us how they can incorporate technology in their art. Here's a list of 5 African digital artist you should know.

1. Bright Ackwerh

Bright Ackwerh, a brilliant Ghanaian digital artist who illustrates hilarious satirical pieces that cover everything – specifically African politics and general popular culture says the goal of his work is to generate, expand, or contribute to the conversation about popular culture in Ghana and Africa.

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Bright Ackwerh



Bright looks for ways to exaggerate the ideas he has but has to ensure he does not alter the basic truths in the project or concept.

2. Akinbinu Akintayo

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Akinbinu Akintayo



Akinbinu Akintayo, a photographer and digital artist who playfully manipulates his own images, to create hilarious self-portraits.

3. Odion Tobi

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Odion Tobi



Odion Tobi is a Digital artist, photographer and a painter from Nigeria who loves manipulating photos that will make you smile and bring the best out of people's products. He gets his inspiration from Nigeria and the internet.

4. Poirier Nkpa Florence

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Poirier Nkpa Florence


Poirier Nkpa Florence is a digital artist who uses her work to broaden the notion of self-portraiture through two questions: 'Who are you?' and 'Where do you come from?'

She creates hybrid beings with fragments of faces and of graphical stereotypes, such as traditional or folkloric patterns found in each culture.

She considers her work a reflection of what we do when we meet a person for the first time.

5. Osaze Amadasun

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Osaze Amadasun



Osaze Amadasun is a brilliant illustrator and designer who conveys stories through the images he creates, stories that people can relate to.

He believes it's more about story telling and enhancing write up(s) using the images he creates, as opposed to just whipping up a pretty picture.

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