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Ebuka Michael

Nigeria Born in: 2000

Born in Nigeria in 2000, Ebuka Michael is studying photography and graphic design at the University of Lagos. An avowed fan of the 8th art, he began to express his sensitivity through photography. Strongly influenced by his environment, Lagos, a megalopolis that teems with energy and fascinates him, his gaze focuses on expressing the present moment through the life scenes of his contemporaries. In his eyes, color translates with ease the human density and the feelings aroused by these moments charged with intensity. Aware of the joy aroused by his images with colorful tones with those around him, Ebuka manages to capture beauty while sharing it with as many people as possible. Iboko because “he embodies the door of Ogun. I live in Iboko and this river which actually bears the name of Ogun river, I call it the Iboko river since I entered my series there. It is an emblematic space of my art, I discovered it in 2019. After having taken my first photographs there, I was very surprised at the unparalleled aesthetic that was revealed", specifies he.

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Deeply inspired by documentary photography, music, nature, his community or even his relationship to God, Ebuka means "God is great", the young photographer continues his incessant exploration. “I define myself as an iPhone photographer because this tool allows me to tell the stories that mark me and that I observe in Lagos, where there is always an event happening that needs to be captured immediately. I will not be able to make such stories with a camera, "he says.

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Always guided by his mastery of color, on the lookout for new ideas that feed his creativity, he pursues his experimentation head on with an obvious style and his studies. This artist admits to being influenced by the colorful world of famous photographer Prince Jyesi and Danny Wonders. Ebuka Michael's work is very successful internationally and has already conquered the magazines Vogue Italia, Afropunk, Vsco. His works brimming with communicative energy have also flourished the streets of London.

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Ebuka Michael is currently working on “Faceless", an inspiring series that he wishes to exhibit in Lagos, “his city of heart" and in multiple metropolises on the continent.

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Ebuka Michael, Hardwork and discipline, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Hardwork and discipline, 2020
15.7 x 11.8 inch
Photography

$866

Ebuka Michael, Bad Habits - Greed, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Bad Habits - Greed, 2019
15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch
Photography

$995

Ebuka Michael, Power Black Excellence, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Power Black Excellence, 2020
35.4 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$3,462

Ebuka Michael, The Odd One, Photography

Ebuka Michael

The Odd One, 2019
15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch
Photography

$995

Ebuka Michael, Untitled, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Untitled, 2020
15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch
Photography

$995

Ebuka Michael, Hardwork and discipline, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Hardwork and discipline, 2019
35.4 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$3,462

Ebuka Michael, Faceless - Hidden Identities, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Faceless - Hidden Identities, 2020
15.7 x 11.8 inch
Photography

$866

Ebuka Michael, Hardwork and discipline, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Hardwork and discipline, 2020
15.7 x 11.8 inch
Photography

$866

Ebuka Michael, Faceless - Hidden Identities, Photography

Ebuka Michael

Faceless - Hidden Identities, 2020
35.4 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$4,204

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From October 21, 2020 To January 10, 2021

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