IMG_2127 IMG_2130 IMG_2143 IMG_2144 IMG_2146 IMG_2147 IMG_2148 IMG_2149 IMG_2150 IMG_2151 IMG_2152 IMG_2155The Susanne Wenger Adùnní Olórìṣà Trust is currently exhibiting artworks at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi, Lagos. They are photos, drawings, paintings, and other art works done by Òsogbo and Òsogbo-influenced artists and about the sacred Òsun Òsogbo Grove where Susanne Wenger lived for a number of decades, and died.

According to the accompanying literature, the campaign is intended to raise awareness for the sacred groves. “Funds from the proceeds of the exhibition will be used to restore the monumental sculptures and buildings in the grove which are in need of urgent repair.”

Artists whose work currently feature around the Wheatbaker currently (a few pictured) are Sàngódáre Àjàlá, Adébísí Àkànjí, Rabiu Abesu, Buraimoh Gbàdàmọ́sí, Kíkẹ́lọmọ & Ajíbíkẹ́ Ògúnyẹmí, Bísí Fábùnmi, Chief Jimoh Buraimoh, Muraina Oyèlámì, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nike Okúndayé, Chief Tọlá Wẹ́wẹ̀, Polly Alákija, Wúrà-Natasha Ogunji, and Adolphus Opara.

You can get more information about the campaign at Àdùnní Olórìṣà Trust.

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