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An African woman experiencing her first night in her matrimonial is commonly found among the african setting where the women in their first night experience in marriage where highly subjected to their husbands.

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IBRAHIM AFEGBUA’S BIO Ibrahim Afegbua is a full time professional sculptor and a member of the SNA. (Society of Nigerian Artist) Lagos chapter. He specializes in metal (wire) sculpture and produces ring like and spiral shapes with wire in creating his works .His arts are inspired from a powerful reflection of his deepest thoughts, hidden emotions and represent an artistic impression of the visual of everyday life. He has also participated in various art exhibition and competition in Nigeria and abroad and won several awards. Awards and exhibitions include: *Affordable Art Auction. 2020.Arthouse Contemporary Lagos. *Bridging the cultural divide” Organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Art and culture, Lagos State Council for arts and Culture and SNA. 2019. *Spanish embassy Art Competition 2018. *Society of Nigerian Artists. “October Rain” 20th annual Juried exhibition.2018. *Nigerian Contemporary Artist’s exhibition. Espace Echola, Brussel, Belgium.2018. *Nigerian cultural week art exhibition. Paris.2018. *“Traces of time” 2nd Edition. 2018. Art exhibition. Crown Art Gallery.Benin City.Edo State. *Cultural Arts of Waco, Texas USA/Nigeria Crafts Competition.(Telling African Stories) 2017. *Affordable art auction. 2016.Arthouse Contemporary. Lagos. *Faces and phases 4.juried exhibition. Terra-kulture.2016. *Life in my city arts festival (LIMCAF) 2017- 2012. *3RD National visual art competition 2010. NGA.Abuja. *Aesthetic Bond art Exhibition.Didi Museum.Lagos. 2007. Other certificates and awards: Overall Winner 2017. Life in my city arts Festival (LIMCAF). Second runner-up. Waco art competition.(Telling African Stories) Texas/ Nigeria.2017 Centre for Contemporary Art. (CCA) Lagos Price. (Best Entry) 2016.LIMCAF. CCA Lagos Price (Best Entry) 2014.LIMCAF. Life in my city arts festival (LIMCAF) 2012.Certificate of Participation.(Best 25 Artists). Grand Finale. 3RD National visual art competition.NGA. Abuja.2010. Certificate of Participation.(Best 20 Entries).

The bride (2018)

Sculpture by Ibrahim Afegbua

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