In Conversation with Daniel Obasi - Nigeria

Daniel Obasi @iamdanielobasi is a #Nigerian-born extraordinaire creative director, stylist, photographer and filmmaker. In an effort to address #socialissues Daniel feels a sense of responsibility to touch on it through his art.
With a driving force of an imagination, field by personal perception he sees fantasy as a foundation of his creations, a vessel to transmit these inspired visuals into reality.

He touches on #fantasy, #culture, and #androgyny most commonly. The rich culture, colors, deep and history of #Africa is also a factor that vastly influences his work. He feels fantasy serves our need for the occasional escapism, while culture is the inescapable.
Some of Daniel’s work -
@vogueportugal April 2019 issue [styled: Sunday Best and photographed & styled: Nne M - my dream family]
@muimui babes film [styled]. Also his love for old cinema shines through his fashion films; Embers Of Bloom, Illegal, An Alien in Town and Udara [last two in collaboration with @vlisco] — the themes of these films are stagings of fantasy and the mythical, exploring sexuality, masculinity, culture, rituals, traditions and androgyny. Swipe left for teaser and follow @iamdanielobasi for more! Enjoy - this podcast has been marinating for three weeks!
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20 Oct 2019 English Explicit South Africa Arts · Arts

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