On Episode #3 of OkwuID, we discuss colourism within the Igbo/Nigerian community and whether it affects our choice in partner.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this video do not necessarily represent those of OkwuID
Oluchi (who starred in Nwanyi Oma) Features in the short film No Poetry. An Allegory. Jermaine Wong’s inspired Spoken Word Short Film tells the story of an unfaithful Bride and a heartbroken Groom as they come to grips with their sad situation. Compelling and deeply poetic No Poetry uses these turbulent characters to personify the relationship between Christ and the Church.
Igbo poetry: Ihunanya
Kemgbe, ana’m acho ihe ga eme’m obi oma
For a while, I’ve been searching for something to fill my heart
Ugbua achotala’m gi
Now I have found you
Obi m di uto
My heart is happy
By Aliyah Blackmore*, AFROPUNK Contributor
Chiizii is a visual artist and textile designer born and currently based in London, raised in New York with an eastern Nigerian Igbo background; her work is a reflection of her varied surroundings and experiences, a powerful relationship with color and pattern, traditional and modern technique, with a special emphasis on culture –her own culture as well as the many that she has a connection with.
Art is a means through which she expresses social commentary, thoughts, and creates a space to learn about herself and others, as explored in her graduate collection “Agbogho Chizitalu;” the vibrant and layered collection is an ode to heritage, particularly masquerades of Igbo culture, unraveled through a series of textile garments, artwork, jewelry and a soundtrack.
Get in to her work and hear more about her graduate collection, “Agbogho Chizitalu” in our interview below!
Full Article Here: http://afropunk.com/2017/09/designer-chiizii….
Website | Instagram: @Chiizii and @adankoli.brand | Soundcloud | Youtube
On Episode #3 of OkwuID, we discuss colourism within the Igbo/Nigerian community and whether it encourages skin bleaching. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this video do not necessarily represent those of OkwuID
(Onye Ozi = the Messenger)
A naive Nigerian man excitedly joins his fiancee in the UK after years of being apart, believing that formidable success awaits him in London. When his
IKO NSO is a comedy movie filled with so many funny scenes. Watch as Imo the holy boy tries to fight different types of temptation that comes his way.
Ibezim brought his elder brother (Ezennunu) from the village to help him succeed but instead he brought havoc into his brother’s marriage and caused their separation
More to be added soon.