ON VIEW THRU FEBRUARY 10, 2024: Mitochondria Gallery presents “In Search of Dreams” featuring sculptures and paintings from emerging contemporary visual artists from East to West Africa: Izere Antoine, Ismael Kwizera, Chidimma Nwafor, Odeyemi Oluwaseun, Brian Kansiime Lister, Junior Mudahunga and Ejiro Fenegal.
This exhibition unfolds as a poignant exploration of the human spirit, navigating the delicate dance between aspiration and attainment. It showcases a diverse array of artistic expressions, encompassing landscape paintings, portraiture paintings, and sculptures. The artists utilize various mediums, including oil and acrylic paints, charcoal, and conte crayons, skillfully crafting captivating compositions on both canvas and bonded stone surfaces.
Life, with its myriad complexities, presents a continuous dance between aspiration and realization. The exhibition invites viewers to reflect on the nuanced moments during this journey – the contemplative pauses, the uncertain pathways, and the transformative periods that shape us.
In this exhibition, the art becomes a mirror reflecting the shared human endeavor to transform aspirations into reality, and in doing so, discover the profound beauty that lies within the pursuit itself.