Akanji is an emerging artist based in Lagos, Nigeria. His works combine lived and formulated events highlighting notion of self representation and reconstructing identity. His works often revolves around figurative arts and portraits with exploration of expressions, emotions of man and nature, while using surrealism as a creative len in accessing the effects of Cultural, Social and Political exposure on human identity and experience. In using photography as a vehicle, Akanji explores different style and technique of any given time as influence to his artistic practice while using oil and acrylics as major materials for rendition
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