Since the beginning of March several Nigerian artists of all sorts – painters, photographers, writers, and others – have reinvented tiwtter in a fantastic manner. The hashtag #wearenigeriancreatives became the base for sharing their incredible work. A comparable phenomenon had occured the previous year, when the work of African artists had gone viral with the help of hashtag #drawingwhileblack. The new challenge was initiated by Nigerian painter Olaloye Bunmi, who was the first to call on fellow artists to post an insight into their work, accompanied by a short biographical text.

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