Friday, Apr 23, 2021
Focus on the big picture

Nigeria's 'social satirist' fights injustice with art

AFP, 07 Apr 2021
When in 2019 Nigerian painter Julius Agbaje depicted President Muhammadu Buhari as the Joker, he never imagined that a year later his portrait would become a symbol of youth protest. With the tip of his brush in his tiny studio in the popular Alimosho district of Lagos, the 28-year-old artist challenges Nigeria's institutions in order to fight social injustices.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
Related Articles