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World Environment Day: Celebrating Art and the environment this June!

Art Report Africa is bringing you something special: a vibrant mix of art and environmentalism.This month, we're shining a light on the powerful voices of African artists who are using their creativity to make a difference. 


Plastic Bags 2012 Pascale Marthine Tayou
Plastic Bags 2012 Pascale Marthine Tayou

Think of artists like Serge Attukwei Clottey, who transforms plastic waste into stunning sculptures, or Nnenna Okore, who creates intricate installations with recycled materials. These are just a few examples of how artists are confronting the climate crisis and inspiring us to take action.


The Art of a Greener Future: African Artists and Sustainability | Ifeoma Anyaeji
The Art of a Greener Future: African Artists and Sustainability | Ifeoma Anyaeji

And it's not just about the art itself – we're also exploring the growing trend of eco-conscious art collecting. This means decorating your home with pieces that reflect your values and commitment to a sustainable future.


So, whether you're a seasoned art collector or just curious about how art can help us protect our planet, there's something for you this month.

Nnenna Okore. Lifeforce, (2011). Burlap, paper, dye, latex paint and acrylic. 504 x 408 x 120". Installation view.
Nnenna Okore. Lifeforce, (2011). Burlap, paper, dye, latex paint and acrylic. 504 x 408 x 120". Installation view.


Here's what you can expect:

  • The Rise of Eco-Art in Africa: Discover how leading artists are pushing the boundaries of art and environmentalism.

  • Sustainable Collecting: Learn how to decorate your home with art that reflects your eco-conscious values.

  • Exhibitions and Events: Explore inspiring exhibitions and events that tackle environmental issues through the power of art.

  • In-Depth Interviews and Profiles: Get exclusive insights from artists, collectors, and activists at the forefront of the eco-art movement.

Let's celebrate African creativity while exploring solutions for a more sustainable future, together.



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World Environment Day: Celebrating Art and the environment this June!

June 5, 2024

Obidike Okafor

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