An excellent read by Tajudeen Sowole on the Guardian.
“WITHOUT westernised preservation laboratory, a group of Osogbo-based Sacred Grove Artists appear to have perfected the art and science of sustaining aesthetics of old cultural works.
With the support of volunteers under Susanne Wenger Adunni Olorisa Trust (AOT), set up to manage the legacy of the Austrianborn artist and mentor, the Sacred Grove Artists are currently embarking on campaign of Save Our Art! Save Our Heritage!Part of the campaign to Save Our Art! Save Our Heritage is an ongoing art exhibition scheduled to end in the first week of January at Wheatbaker, Ikoyi, Lagos. Most of the works on display are that of the New Sacred Art Movement artists, a group of loyalists who derive its professional callings from being beneficiaries of Wenger’s mentorship. Recall that the group, in 2009, at Quintessence Gallery, Falomo. Ikoyi, showed A Legacy of Susanne Wenger: An Exhibition of the Artists of New Sacred Art Movement…”
Read the full article on the The Guardian.