Victor Ehikhamenor (b. 1970) is a Nigerian-American multidisciplinary visual artist and writer known for his vibrant and incisive works using materials and iconography that embrace the traditions and histories of Africa while integrating elements that allude to the continent's colonial past and Nigeria’s complex geopolitical position as an oil-producing nation, offering insight into contemporary Nigeria while lighting a path forward for the country and its people.


Ehikhamenor was born and raised in Uwessan in Edo state in Nigeria, steeped in the visual traditions of the Benin Kingdom. These traditions include the practice of regularly re-painting the interior walls of...

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