It was a splash of colours and vibrant graffiti at the 7th element exhibition, the first ever graffiti exhibition in Nigeria which was organised by A2 Creative and Osa 7.
The event which attracted art lovers, corporate executives, entertainers and media personnel alike featured an array of graffiti works by foremost Nigerian graffiti artist, Osa Okunkpolor,including a brand new Kia salon car which was covered completely in graffiti art.
The 2-day event held on the 28th and 29th of May at the Kia Showroom, Victoria Island and had several notable faces in attendance including Portfolio Marketing Manager, Guinness, Liz Ashdown, 'Jagaban' artist, Ycee, celebrity Disc Jokey (DJ), DJ Spinall,Nollywood actor, Deyemi Okanlawon, Falana,amongst others.
In an exclusive chat with Pulse, Head Of Innovation at A2 Creative, Adaora Mbelu-Dania spoke on the evolution of graffiti as an art form, saying:
“Graffiti has evolved over the years from just tagging your name on walls in one color, to experimenting with different colors, huge pieces, always been a beautiful and creative way to express feelings from the beginning of time”
Asides from Osa, she revealed that the A2 creative group was working towards creating a platform for Nigerian graffiti and urban artists to share their heart, and showcase their work in it’s most interactive form.
He also played a major role in the branding and creative campaign of the Guinness Africa Special launch across several cities in Nigeria.