J.D. Okhai Ojeikere aka Johnson Donatus Aihumekeokhai Ojeikere (Nigerian, 1930-2014, b. Ovbiomu-Emai, Nigeria) - Onile Gogoro Of Akaba, 1975 Photography A hairstyle designed to represent and commemorate the rebuilding of Eko Bridge, Lagos, in the 1970s.
Officially launching this blog today, February 14th seems wildly appropriate. It’s a great symbol of love and all the hell it almost surely brings. And to be at the mercy of creativity is akin to being at the mercy of love.
Today I spent a little time on a portrait of my elusive, torturous, addictive, wonderful muse.
Now that you know what he looks like – if you see him, please tell him to call me.