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Prisoner of Conscience
Prisoner of Conscience
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitlePrisoner of Conscience
CreatorEkpuk, Victor
Creator-BiographyNigerian, born 1964
CultureIbibio
Date2008
Style-PeriodContemporary; Nsukka
Origin-Geographic Location (TGN)Nigeria
Classgraphic arts
Typedrawing
Format-Mediuminkjet and acrylic on paper
Dimensions44 x 35 inches
InscriptionsVictor Ekpuk (bottom)
DescriptionA house with prison bars holds a human figure hugging his knees. Surrounding the house are hundreds of smaller drawings and several pairs of human figures. Above are a joined sun and moon
Subjectimprisonment; Nsibidi; signs and symbols; Fela, 1938-1997; jails; houses; political activists; musicians; suns; moons; torture
OwnerVictor Ekpuk
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_ekpuk_victor_020_se.tif
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