2face Idibia, Wole Soyinka, KSA & other artistic displays in Maryland, USA [PHOTOS]

Visual Collaborative: Merging Art Culture from Africa to America

Diaspora Initiative continues its platform to push emerging artists

A colorful crowd warmed its way to the American furniture store front of Modern Contempo, despite a blizzard type weather forecasted for Columbia Maryland on Saturday the 14th of December 2013, the opening night exceeded expectations of its attendees. Visual Collaborative held its 7th pop-up rendition of its creative exposition, a platform for emerging creatives; featuring the works of Danielle Eckhardt of Virginia Beach, Yinka Ajakaiye of Brooklyn New York via Nigeria, a performance from singer Selam from Virginia (East African descent). This event curated by multi-disciplinary designer & digital artist Ade Abayomi Olufeko. A mesmerized audience experienced the sounds from the performance artist accompanied by stunning contemporary furniture. The exhibition open to the public ends January 2nd 2014. Modern Contempo is an African and American owned establishment who collaborated to support the initiative.

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ENCORE: Pop Up Art + Music Exhibition Post

 

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2face Idibia star studded – by Ade Olufeko

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She Destroys by Danielle Eckhardt

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Photography by Yinka Aj

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Modern Contempo Furniture

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Photography by Yinka Aj

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Danielle Eckhardt

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3 ICONS, (UKF) United Kids Foundation rendition

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Modern Contempo

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Danielle Eckhardt.

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Art by Danielle Eckhardt.

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Discussing the piece 2face Idibia Star Studded

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Curator Ade Olufeko

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Yinka Aj speaks about her pieces

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Salem Performing

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Wale and Yinka Aj

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Salem, Yinka Aj and Danielle Eckhardt.

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