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Yemisi Aribisala

A Nigerian born writer and visual artist, Yemisi Aribisala is best known for her thematic use of food-writing as an entry point to understanding Nigerian culture and society. She lives and paints in London. 

Fashionably Late

At the time the photograph was taken, no one could have imagined that the gentleman in the Safari suit on the right called Bola Ige—a Commissioner for Agriculture in the Western region, center of the political party called the Action Group before that, and later to become governor of Oyo State—would be assassinated in his home. His murderer has not been found.


The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2023

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