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Kugali Spotlight: Ron Ackins

Ron Ackins is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer currently residing in Philadelphia. His passion for art began at the age 5 following the positive encouragement he received from his mother after showing her a drawing. His latent talent was…

What To Expect At VEXPOs Club Crea8

This year, Vortex Studios International’s VEXPO returns to Lagos with an exciting new one day digital experience event for children aged 5 – 16 : Club Crea8. The event, which is free, will be both educational and entertaining for children,…

Investing in Africa’s children: VEXPO and the New Africa

Investing in Africa’s Digital Age Children         This year VEXPO, a Vortex Studios International initiative, returns to Lagos. The Pan-African event platform focuses on African Creative Content, Geek Culture, and Entertainment Technology. With the aims of community…

Kugali Spotlight: Shofela Coker

Kugali Spotlight: Shofela Coker   K: What gave you the courage to pursue a career in art?  SC: My brother was my earliest influence, and strongest source of belief that I could pursue a career in the specific branch of…

4 Graphic Novels We Can’t Wait to Read

4 Graphic Novels We Can’t Wait to Read   Last year we saw the success of some great titles such as Is’nana the Were-Spider, Yohance and Tuskegee Heirs to name a few. Luckily for us, there is more great content to…

Kugali Spotlight: Etubi Onucheyo

Kugali Spotlight: Etubi Onucheyo K: Describe the reaction of your family and close friends when you told them you wish to pursue a career in art EO: I always say that I am one of the luckiest artists out there. As far…

Kugali Spotlight: Hasani Claxton

Kugali Spotlight: Hasani Claxton Hasani Claxton is a visual artist, writer and educator from St. Kitts, West Indies. His love of art began with drawing in the first grade, but he did not initially pursue an art career. He studied…

Kugali Spotlight: Deji Digital

Deji Digital K: First and foremost welcome and thank you for taking part DD: Thanks brother, really appreciate it K: Let’s start off with the beginning of your artistic journey, what gave you the courage to pursue a career in…

Kugali Spotlight: Welinthon Nommo

Kugali Spotlight: Welinthon Nommo  K: What gave you the courage to pursue a career in art? WN: I believe it was rather knowing what I really wanted in my life. To know what I wanted to do with it and…

Five African Comics for Young Readers

1) Orisha Pikin Created by South Africa based Congolese writer Kinyidou Yamakasi, Orisha Pikin, is an urban fantasy comic series that reimagines our Yoruba deities as young mischievous infants that embark on a series of wacky adventures. The story weaves…

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