SYNTHESIZING INDIGENOUS MOTIFS AND IDEAS IN VIDEO ART A STUDY OF ULI AND NSIBIDI MOTIFS

SYNTHESIZING INDIGENOUS MOTIFS AND IDEAS IN VIDEO ART A STUDY OF ULI AND NSIBIDI MOTIFS ABSTRACT Recently, video art concepts in Africa have been haunted by tentacles of universalism, transculturation and acculturation that threaten their socio-cultural thresholds prospectively. The implication of this includes a muted indigenous voice and the possibility of the genre not being …

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THE EFFECT OF GRAPHIC DESIGN ON ADVERTISING DOMESTIC PRODUCT.

THE EFFECT OF GRAPHIC DESIGN ON ADVERTISING DOMESTIC PRODUCT. ABSTRACT In today’s world, consumers are offered a wide range of packaging alternatives for the same product. There is a crucial need to domestic product packaging with the use of good graphics designs in order to implement improvements that promote sustainability through advertisement. In doing this, …

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THE RELEVANCE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO THE 21ST CENTURY ARTIST IN NIGERIA AN EXPLORATION IN PRINTMAKING.

THE RELEVANCE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO THE 21ST CENTURY ARTIST IN NIGERIA AN EXPLORATION IN PRINTMAKING. ABSTRACT Digital Technology has opened up new horizons of unexplored techniques and styles in printmaking. This development has no doubt expanded the creative scope of printmaking, which can be mobilized through computer graphics in combination with other traditional methods, …

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TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE COMMONPLACE IN EVA OBODO’S SCULPTURES, 1997 – 2015

TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE COMMONPLACE IN EVA OBODO’S SCULPTURES, 1997 – 2015 ABSTRACT The transformation of commonplace objects into art is a creative strategy popularized in Western art by Marcel Duchamp and explored in different dimensions by artists worldwide. In the art department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, this trend was made popular by the …

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UTILIZATION OF VISUAL ARTS IN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AS A CONTRIBUTION TO SOLVING PROBLEMS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN ABA METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

UTILIZATION OF VISUAL ARTS IN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AS A CONTRIBUTION TO SOLVING PROBLEMS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN ABA METROPOLIS, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Environmental degradation is a subject that is currently receiving attention all over the world and one of its causes is improper management of solid wastes. Many Nigerian cities like Aba in Abia State …

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IMPACT OF PRINT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM ON THE DIGITAL PRINTING ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA

IMPACT OF PRINT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM ON THE DIGITAL PRINTING ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT The study assessed the impact of Print MIS systems on digital printing enterprise in Nigeria. Four purposes and four research questions were formulated to guide the study. Descriptive survey research design was adopted. The researcher conducted the study in six cities …

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IMPLEMENTATION PROBLEMS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL ARTS CURRICULUM IN FINE ARTS, IN BENUE STATE, NIGERIA

IMPLEMENTATION PROBLEMS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL ARTS CURRICULUM IN FINE ARTS, IN BENUE STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Fine Art is one of the core subjects in the Secondary School System in Nigeria.  And the educational goals realizable from art learning cannot be overemphasized.   In-spite of its articulate documentation as enshrined in the National Policy on Education (NPE) …

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MONUMENTAL SCULPTURES IN PUBLIC PLACES A STUDY OF KANO STATE, NIGERIA

MONUMENTAL SCULPTURES IN PUBLIC PLACES A STUDY OF KANO STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Monumental sculpture is an aesthetic art structure meant to improve the appearance of any city or location, especially in cosmopolitan city such as Kano. Most researchers, over time, have focused their studies more on monumental sculptures in cosmopolitan cities of Nigeria like Lagos, …

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NATURE AND NURTURE INTERACTION IN ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT AND APPRECIATION AMONG ARTS STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH EAST, NIGERIA

NATURE AND NURTURE INTERACTION IN ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT AND APPRECIATION AMONG ARTS STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH EAST, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Nature and nurture are believed to be on constant interaction in the formation of personality. This appears to be the same with the development of artistic talent and skills. The process of developing artistic abilities is …

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH ARTS IN OJU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE STATE, NIGERIA

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT THROUGH ARTS IN OJU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Youth unemployment has been a major problem in many developing countries of the world. This has resulted to many social pathetical and economic problems such as prostitution, trafficking in persons, ritual killings, rural-urban drift, criminal activities and crises in …

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STAINED GLASS PAINTINGS IN CHURCH ARCHITECTURE IN SELECTED CHURCHES IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA

STAINED GLASS PAINTINGS IN CHURCH ARCHITECTURE IN SELECTED CHURCHES IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA ABSTRACT Stained glass painting, the most distinctive accessory in the interior repertoire of Christian ecclesiastic spaces, is the subject matter of this research in selected churches in southern Nigeria. This study attempts a recast of a continuous history of the art form. It, …

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ART EDUCATION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS IN YOUTHS EMPOWERMENT IN ESAN LAND OF EDO STATE, NIGERIA.

ART EDUCATION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS IN YOUTHS EMPOWERMENT IN ESAN LAND OF EDO STATE, NIGERIA. ABSTRACT This study investigated Art Education and Entrepreneurial Skills in youths Empowerment in Esan Land of Edo State, Nigeria. Four research questions relating to Art education and entrepreneurial skills in youths empowerment were formulated to guide the study. The study …

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ART EDUCATION AS A FACTOR FOR EMPOWERMENT OF INMATES OF MAKURDI PRISON, BENUE STATE, NIGERIA

ART EDUCATION AS A FACTOR FOR EMPOWERMENT OF INMATES OF MAKURDI PRISON, BENUE STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Prison evolved as an institution for punishing those who offend society. Brutality and other forms of inhuman treatment were associated with prison, but as from the 19th Century AD beginning with England, prison started becoming human resource recovery institutions …

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ART PROFESSIONALISM, SHIFTING IDENTITIES AND CREATIVE CORRESPONDENCES IN THE WORKS OF OBIORA UDECHUKWU

ART PROFESSIONALISM, SHIFTING IDENTITIES AND CREATIVE CORRESPONDENCES IN THE WORKS OF OBIORA UDECHUKWU ABSTRACT Obiora Udechukwu’s name is synonymous with the Nsukka Art School. He is also known nationally and internationally. His art career has been eventful and aesthetically rewarding.  He works in diverse media such as oil, acrylic, watercolour, pen and ink, lithographs, linocut, …

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AVAILABILITY AND ADEQUACY OF ART TEACHERS IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL, NIGERIA

AVAILABILITY AND ADEQUACY OF ART TEACHERS IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Every nation requires sustainable development to cater for its people and growing economy. Nigeria is not exempted from this trend. The fact is that human resources form any established sustainable development. This implies that the place of teachers …

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BRANDING AND CORPORATE IDENTITY A STUDIO EXPLORATION OF NATIONAL VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE VOM PLATEAU STATE NIGERIA

BRANDING AND CORPORATE IDENTITY A STUDIO EXPLORATION OF NATIONAL VETERINARY RESEARCH INSTITUTE VOM PLATEAU STATE NIGERIA ABSTRACT Branding is the process of developing a company’s brand; including the name, identity system and messaging platform. The brand message is then applied to marketing campaigns and collateral, which are intended to spread that brand message. Brand can …

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COSTUME AND DECORATION IN NSUKKA TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE AS RESOURCE FOR ART EDUCATION

COSTUME AND DECORATION IN NSUKKA TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE AS RESOURCE FOR ART EDUCATION ABSTRACT Traditional marriage gives different groups and individuals the opportunity to showcase their glamorous attire e.g. a cultural group like “ikorodo” and others. In Nsukka, traditional marriage is viewed as a major event over white wedding with excessive display of costume and decorations …

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CREATIVITY, PROFESSIONALISM AND FUNCTIONALITY IN THE WORKS OF MUFU ONIFADE, FROM 1992 – 2012

CREATIVITY, PROFESSIONALISM AND FUNCTIONALITY IN THE WORKS OF MUFU ONIFADE, FROM 1992 – 2012 ABSTRACT Artists evolve technicalities and styles in visual arts, which result not only in creative excellence but also in serious critical discussion. Such discussions evaluate the visual arts and artists in the context of aesthetic and artistic judgment. However, the critical …

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DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH OF IRON WORKING IN IDOMA LAND, BENUE STATE, NIGERIA AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR ARTS EDUCATION

DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH OF IRON WORKING IN IDOMA LAND, BENUE STATE, NIGERIA AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR ARTS EDUCATION ABSTRACT The study adopted the historical-survey method to investigate the nine Local Government Areas of the Idoma territory of Benue State. It provides proof of iron smelting and blacksmithing in the traditional Idoma society and recommends the …

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DEVELOPMENT OF SCULPTURE WITH ORGANIC FORMS AN EXPLORATION WITH CALABASH FOR THE EXTERIOR SPACE

DEVELOPMENT OF SCULPTURE WITH ORGANIC FORMS AN EXPLORATION WITH CALABASH FOR THE EXTERIOR SPACE ABSTRACT The modern artist is in constant search of access to improve technology that makes possible the use of foreign medium, tools and devices as a result of constant demand of our growing society. This new trend has drastically shifted the …

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EVALUATION OF TEACHERS’ EFFECTIVENESS IN ART TEACHING IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

EVALUATION OF TEACHERS’ EFFECTIVENESS IN ART TEACHING IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT         This study was designed to evaluate teacher effectiveness in Art teaching in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu State. Five research questions and three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. A questionnaire (Standard Art Teachers’ Evaluation Model) was …

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