Lagos is not known for its street art but that’s something graffiti artist Osa Seven wants to change.
Seven grew up in Festac, a lively neighborhood in Lagos where some of his earliest work still marks the walls.
Despite the negative connotations surrounding graffiti Seven was undeterred and knew a career in art was his future. He’s made a name for himself as a leading graffiti artist and has created art for big names clients like Guinness and Kia. He now has a new, two-fold agenda: to encourage upcoming artists and to change the perception of graffiti in the minds of Nigerians.
Some view walls as barriers but Osa Seven sees them as blank canvasses for artists to express themselves, it’s this message he is keen to impart.Read more….