Abba T. Makama is one of the more critically acclaimed filmmakers and visual artists of his generation. After the success of the 2016 film Green White Green, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. In that time, it has screened in over 20
international film festivals including Stockholm International Film Festival and Berlin Critics Week. The film was also distributed on Air France, Emirates, and Ethiopian Airlines and is currently streaming on Netflix worldwide and Canal Plus.
His latest film The Lost Okoroshi also premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2019 and subsequently at BFI’s London Film Festival. The Lost Okoroshi will make its Netflix debut today. As a visual artist, he has exhibited solo 4 times. His 5th will be Dodorowski’s Artefacts from our Future Past– a new series of vibrant paintings and sculptures, centered around his travel far into the future, that found him returning to the Past. It was there that he met with his descendants, who shared with him these connected stories, symbols, and artifacts.
The exhibition will take place over a month period from 6th September- 6th October 2020 at Untitled. ( a collaboration between A Whitespace Creative Agency and MOE+ Art Architecture) 59 Raymond Njoku Street, Off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.