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Ebuka Michael

Ebuka Michael

Nigeria • Born in: 2000

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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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Our recommendations Ebuka Michael, Untitled, Photography

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Untitled, 2020 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch Photography

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Ebuka Michael, The Odd One, Photography

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

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Ebuka Michael, Bad Habits - Greed, Photography

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

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Our recommendations Ebuka Michael, Hardwork and discipline, Photography

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Hardwork and discipline, 2020 15.7 x 11.8 inch Photography

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Our recommendations Ebuka Michael, Power Black Excellence, Photography

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Power Black Excellence, 2020 35.4 x 23.6 inch Photography

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Hardwork and discipline, 2019 35.4 x 23.6 inch Photography

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Ebuka Michael, Faceless - Hidden Identities, Photography

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Faceless - Hidden Identities, 2020 15.7 x 11.8 inch Photography

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Our recommendations Ebuka Michael, Faceless - Hidden Identities, Photography

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Faceless - Hidden Identities, 2020 35.4 x 23.6 inch Photography

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Ebuka Michael, Hardwork and discipline, Photography

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Hardwork and discipline, 2020 15.7 x 11.8 inch Photography

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Who is the artist?

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.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

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.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

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.

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

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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What is Ebuka Michael’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: African Aesthetic, Emerging Black Artists

When was Ebuka Michael born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 2000