Chidi Kwubiri is a Nigerian artist. He has been drawing and painting since his childhood in Umuahia, Southeastern Nigeria. He had numerous individual and group exhibitions in Germany and other countries. He designed, among other things, the lenten veil of the German Catholic charity Misereor for 2017 and 2018.
He had his works curated by Sandra Mbanefo Obiago and exhibited at Gallery 1957 Kempinski Hotel here in Accra which lasted for 4 days that was on 27 June – 30 July 2018.
Basically though his works has its own meaning, they allow viewers to interpret from their point of view then he tells you the idea behind his work. “And by allowing you to interpret it helps them also understand their work through the eyes of the viewers.” an act lover stated.
There is an upcoming exhibition on the 13th of September.
Check out some of the amazing arts by Chidi Kwubiri
Ghanaian Visual Artist Prince Gyasi For Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2019
Ghanaian visual artiste Prince Gyasi after making waves for his apple commissioned project is set to exhibit his work in South Africa.
Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town.
The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent and beyond. Thanks to its diverse cultural heritage and geographic beauty, Cape Town is a compelling destination for both art world professionals and collectors alike.
Prince Gyasi in 2018 signed a partnership deal with Nil Gallery Paris to exhibit his works worldwide.
Prince Gyasi X Nil Gallery Paris have taken part in the Seattle Art fair, Texas Contemporary Art fair and Pulse Contemporary Art Miami Art Basel.
He was named top 3 artists by Artsy from the Seattle Art Fair in August and He was mentioned by Vanity Fair (magazine) as one of the top 9 visual artists to follow in 2018.
Wildout Ghana to storm Accra with the biggest 2018 College Jam
2016 & 2017 GTA event house of the year, Wildout Ghana presents the maiden edition of the biggest tertiary event in the history of Ghana dubbed, College Jam which is partnered by BBnZ Live, Aftown, Jameson, & more
With over 20 artistes on one stage the event which comes off in the month of September has come to stay.
Havana Club Video Series Featuring Selly Galley And Elikem Kumordzie
Havana Club, one of the world’s most famous authentic Cuban rums, has produced a series of short videos featuring local personalities including actress/presenter Selly Galley, celebrity tailor/actor, Elikem Kumordzie and actress/producer Maame Adjei of the hit TV Show, An African City. The video series filmed at Little Havana, West Africa’s first Afro-Latino restaurant, also features award-winning mixologist, Johnson Ace Bartender preparing custom and classic rum cocktails.
“At Little Havana, we are the West African brand ambassador for Havana Club and provide a platform to further promote the brand and Cuban cultural connection with West Africa. It was exciting to highlight some of these cultural connections through food, drinks, and cigars from Cuba with local personalities in the video series,” says Marcus Morgan-Etty who is the owner and chef at Little Havana.
Each video features the personality at Little Havana having a unique experience with Havana Club.
Maame Adjei, best known for her role as “Zainab” on the hit TV series “An African City” and producer of the travel show “Girl Going Places” which explores the beauty and dynamism of Africa, learned the art of preparing the perfect rum cocktail with mixologist Johnson Ace Bartender. Johnson shared his experience visiting Cuba for the first time and gave Maame step by step instructions on preparing his Mama Ines cocktail which won 3rd place at the annual Havana Club Grand Prix, one of Cuba’s oldest and most prestigious competitions for professional bartenders.
TV Host, Award-winning Actress, Big Brother Africa alumna, and Style Icon, Selly Galley known by her close associates as an amazing cook and host of African cooking show, African Pot, is featured in an episode learning to cook Mafongo aka Cuban Fufu with Little Havana’s Chef Richland. She is also educated about the many similarities between Cuban and African cuisine.
In the final episode, celebrity tailor, actor, and Big Brother alumni, Elikem Kumordzie recognized for his distinct style, is educated by tobacconist, sommelier and cigar aficionado, Kevin Norman on the art of enjoying Cuban cigars paired with vintage spirits. Cigars are one of the symbols of Cuba, a symbol that some historians believe have actual ties to Ghana as the name of Cuba’s capital city “Havana” may have come from enslaved Africans working on tobacco plantations who called the leaves “Ahaban”, the Akan word for leaf.
Little Havana restaurant and bar offers the experiences featured in the videos to all patrons including curated rum cocktails, Afro-Latino food and events such as Salsa dance, cocktail masterclasses and tasting sessions and cigar pairings that highlight Cuban and Afro-Latino culture.
Little Havana’s Youtube page showcases the videos that have been released so far and stay tuned for the upcoming episodes.
Ground Up Chale Summer Zone Party at the Park
The ultimate massive turn up we have all been waiting for is finally almost here and nobody can keep calm!. This one is gonna blow out an entire weekend and it’s definitely one that will spark talks for a lifetime.The Ground Up Chale summer zone party in the park is happening inside Rattray Park, Kumasi. This super dope event is dated for the 25th of August 2018. Time is 1pm and it features all your favourite artistes on the Ground Up Chale platform.
Bet nominee Kwesi Arthur, Kofi Mole, Twitch, Quamina MP, Eddie Khae, just to name a few are all representing. This is definitely too much heat in one event but we are so not complaining.This is a total package of awesomeness and we couldn’t want it any other way. You don’t need to be told how this is gonna play out, you need to share the experience in other to have your own testimony of the mad vibe. Tickets are going out for a cool GH20 Cedis so grab yours and make reservations ASAP. Call 0246004989/0543364717 so you don’t get left out.