“Painting is like a conversation for me and every stroke prompts a certain type of response and you just go on, trying to balance the whole equation and at the end a beautiful picture is painted”. 

 

Watching Edozie at work in his studio in Benin City in Nigeria can be quite entertaining, an almost performance art piece in itself. Edozie converses with his canvas as he applies his paint in aggressive strokes taking inspiration from alternative music that plays in the background.