SUMMED UP (Portrait), SUMMED UP(Seated) (2022)

Oil, pastel, stick on canvas (70 cm x 50 cm)

By Precious Opara

“Accepting that I'm not stagnant and it's not so scary. How can you possibly capture the nuances of a person's essence in a single image?
Like a fighting mutation of contradicting states caught in a freeze frame. I can be all of these things, I am all of these things. SUMMED UP”

-Curation by Princess Ayoola and jana Terblanche with curatorial advisory from Azu Nwagbogu

‘Shout Plenty, African Artists’ Foundation 2022