The Future of the Nigerian girl…

good art

tahir

image

To draw people’s consciousness to the challenges that women and girls face in this country. This Tersoo Gundu stated was the goal of the ‘Future of the Nigerian Girl’, a breathtaking exhibition of sculptures paintings and pictures of the female child.

Tersoo’s studio in the city of Abuja was packed with writers, artists, photographers and journalists. Most of those present would later be at the #BringBackOurGirls sit-out somewhere in the heart of the city. They discussed the plight of the mother’s of Chibok and the horrors the kidnapped girls would undergo.

I asked the professional photographer why the plight of the Nigerian women gave him such great concern to organize an exhibition. He seemed to reflect on it for a while, smiled and said to me:

I sat waiting for the arrival my niece Bresha at the Asokoro hospital, three years ago. When my sister was finally delivered of the…

View original post 462 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s