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Ozioma Onuzulike, Danshiki with Kente Design, 2023

On September 10, 2023, Ozioma Onuzulike F’11 opened a solo exhibition at MARC STRAUS Gallery in New York, NY, running through October 29, 2023. A ceramics artist, renowned poet, and a leading figure in the contemporary ceramic art scene in Africa, Onuzulike is presenting works from four series: Palm Kernel Shell Beads, Yam, Honeycomb, and Chainmail. The works address historical and contemporary challenges across Africa and the globe, focusing on colonialism, migration, and global warming.

Onuzulike was awarded a 2011 African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “Modern Nigerian Pottery: A Study of Historical Developments Since 1904.”

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