Monday, February 22, 2010

1996 Mural in Nigeria

The proprietor of Ewe Nla (Yoruba language for "Big Leaf") and me in 1996. I was working on an environmental sanitation research project, and staying with Mike and Mary Warren in the town of Ara, Oyo State, Nigeria. I painted this mural (this is just a portion) using charcoal and bits of leftover house paint, as a favor for the Warrens and the town. The woman is a Mami Wata (river goddess).

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