In the course of recent weeks, photos of a mainstream Lagos street started showing up on social media in various and vivid fine arts with the hashtag #EKOTAG. As it turns out, Lagos is getting a facelift and the brains behind this procedure is graffiti artist, OSA Seven.
Bystanders have been captivated by the art OSA is creating at the EKO TAG area as they take to instagram to share photographs and footages when they spot the #EKOTAG and sometimes they even observe OSA painting progress up close.
Some of the Who’s who in the entertainment and creative industries have even stopped by to experience up close the historical moment of the first mural in Nigeria being made. Some of these visits have even extended to famous faces lending OSA a hand at the site and keeping him companying in the most inventive ways while he recounts our stories as Lagosians through street art.
Amid this makeover procedure, OSA has left these future fine artist inspired while changing the discernment and stereotypes of Graffiti.
OSA Seven is utilizing EKO TAG to preserve the history of Lagos and communicate our stories, also ways Lagos has driven Nigerians to be clever, resourceful and aspiring. With this being the first of it's kind in Nigeria, OSA Seven additionally enforces this historic moment with the support of Lagos State Government and FCMB by becoming the youngest artist in Nigeria to have an appointed landmark.
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