Original created in Acrylics, Ink, Posca markers, and on paper
Across the diaspora I see women, femmes, non-binary folks, and children in various head wraps. Sometimes sacred and spiritual, other times for function and fashion. With this painting I wanted to explore the power of African textiles and how that form can become one with the body.
Odera Igbokwe is an illustrator and painter located in Vancouver, BC by way of Brooklyn, NY. Odera loves to explore storytelling through Afro-diasporic mythologies, Black resilience, and magical girl transformation sequences. Their work alchemizes color, movement, and queer magic to weave together ancient narratives with Afrofuturist visions. As a freelance illustrator, Odera works with clients and galleries to create work that is deeply personal, soulful, and intersectional.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.