Famous Hip hop artiste, Burna Boy’s little sister, Nissi Ogulu, will exhibit her collection of paintings at Terra Kulture situated on Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, from January 3rd to 9th, 2015.
Nissi Ogulu is a 20-year-old 2nd year student of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Warwick, UK. Her grandfather is a veteran broadcaster and award winning music critic, Pa Benson Idonije’s, her older brother is an A-list musical artiste Burna Boy, in addition to art, Ogulu pays several musical instruments and sings Afro Jazz, creativity does run in her genes.
The works that will be displayed are that of an artist who one would consider, an old soul. Be it a painting of a “Massai Warrior from East Africa” or an abstract piece which serves as a reflection of the current times, one thing is certain, Norrd has the look of art which can be termed contemporary, but yet nostalgic in the same space.
“There is never a defined demographic in mind during the creative process of my work,” says Ogulu, “everyone is welcome to have a look.”
According to her, her works hold no barriers to anyone. “The audience in mind for these works should not differ,” she explains. “There’s something on display for everyone. Whether you are a banker or a trader, a doctor or a plumber, you are invited to come view and buy the works of Norrd on display.”