Karo Akpokiere

LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
PRIMARY MEDIA: Pencil, ink, gouache, acrylic, digital [Illustrator, Photoshop]
EDUCATION: Yaba College of Technology [graphic design diploma, 2006]
MAJOR PROJECTS:
“Zwischen Lagos und Berlin” (Between Lagos and Berlin), contribution to “All of the World’s Futures” at the 56th Venice Biennale [2015]
“Stranger, Lagos,” contribution to “Your Ad Here, Nigeria,” a project that sought to explore the relationship between advertising and everyday life in Lagos, Nigeria. [2015]
“Es gibt kein Leben ohne Liebe” (There is no life without love), [Esopus magazine, 2015-2016]
Live drawing installation [Armory Art Show, NYC, 2016]
WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE PIECE OF ARTISTIC ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED, AND FROM WHO?
“Keep exploring; attitudes and necessities always meet up at some point and when it does, people will recognize the potential solutions you propose.” –Ten Tenorio
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Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell

Chris McDonnell’s recent animation productions include segments for Tour de Pharmacy (HBO), Lady Dynamite (Netflix), Comedy Bang Bang (IFC), Kroll Show (Comedy Central), Mike Tyson Mysteries (Adult Swim). Chris’s books include Steven Universe: Art & Origins and Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo, Sasquatch’s Big Hairy Drawing Book, and Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi. He works from his studio McD Workshop and teaches animation at The University of the Arts and Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia.

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