By Agba Philip
A group of six photographers have concluded plans to hold a photography exhibition in Calabar, the Cross River State Capital.
The exhibition according to the organizers is to bring to fore, some of the some of the artistic works of the artist and to contribute a voice to the growth of the creative industry in Cross River.
“Calabar is known for having a history in arts especially with its early encounter with the Europeans, and therefore should be leading in the promotion of arts, but that has sadly not been the case,” said Ogar Monday, one of the photographers and the lead curator.
Ogar, who is also a staff of CrossRiverWatch added that: “There is a revolution, and it is being led by young people like me; writers, photographers, illustrators and painters; who have refused to bow to the pressure of our environment.
“It will interest you to know that there has been a slow but visible growth in the creative industry in Calabar, and this exhibition is to contribute to that growth.”
The exhibition is billed for April 13, 2018 with the theme “Expressions,” will be hosted at the James Ene Henshaw Foundation secretariat along the Murtala Muhammed highway in Calabar.
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