Bellafricana celebrates the talented African Creative, whose works involves the transformation, from Metal Scraps to Breath-Taking Masterpieces. Dotun Popoola is a synergetic metal sculptor who has carved a niche for himself with his monumental metal sculptures.
His works of Art infuses both the European and African culture all by transforming metal scraps into environmental art.
Born in 1981, Lagos, Dotun Popoola is a contemporary Nigerian artist (sculptor) who specializes in synergetic metal sculpting. He creates pieces of art works from discarded scrap metals. His works are focused on transforming trash to treasures, rubbish to rubies and waste to wealth by repurposing wastes that threaten the ecosystem. Some of his works were exhibited in ART X Lagos. He had a solo exhibition called “Irin Ajo” (Journey) in Signature Beyond Art Gallery, Lagos, where he presented around 24 metal works of his.
Recycling at its best and truly a work of Art!
Pictures and information culled from: Works – Dotun Popoola