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Check out photos from Karl Ohiri's opening night exhibition

The event which held at the Omenka Gallery Ikoyi Lagos attracted art enthusiasts and gentlemen of the press alike.

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Friday, 6th May marked the opening nightof British Nigerian, Karl Ohiri's first solo exhibition in Nigeria, 'Sweet Mother'.

The event which held at the Omenka Gallery Ikoyi Lagos attracted art enthusiasts and gentlemen of the press alike.

The exhibition featured a collection of autobiographical works focusing on the artist's mother which he created over a 5-year period.

Through the works, Ohiri took the audience on an intimate journey of love, loss, regret as he invited the audience into the private space of a mother-son relationship while reminding us of its universal relevance.

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The showcase was part of the British Council’s UK/Nigeria 2015–16 initiative aimed at building new audiences, creating new collaborations and strengthening relationships.

Check out photos from the event above.

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