When Adenrele Sonariwo returned to Nigeria in 2010, her mind was set on revving up the Nigerian art scene. Her accounting background notwithstanding, Sonariwo made personal sacrifices to achieve that aim. A few years down the line, Rele has become a fixture in the Nigerian art scene, becoming a go-to place for top-of-the-range exhibitions in the process. Sonariwo has gone on to curate and oversee several commercially and critically successful and high-profile art exhibitions by artists who challenged the boundaries of art and engaged in provocative subjects and techniques, within and outside Lagos.
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Creative Direction: Chidera Muoka
Photography: Anny Roberts
Styling: Nkem Okorafor
Makeup: Odiri Obrutse
Shoot Assistant: Chidirim Ndeche