180 Studios local artist showcases his enthusiasm for transmuting colour.
Ibby Njoya feels colour. “I see feelings. [Colour] is the method for me to equate some of the things that I can’t compose or discover the right method to state when I’m talking,” he describes. Njoya’s brilliant, whimsical practice is apparent in his partnerships with Hermes, Louis Vuitton and Gucci, and his wellknown art setups for 180 Studios, such as Mustafa – which premiered as part of 2022’s Future Shock exhibit.
“My objective was to constantly be an artist and to have the liberty to produce in any kind,” he states. Colour is the beginning point of the imaginative procedure – as is apparent in this initial creative contribution to Fact.
A fluid method to production includes to the impression that Njoya is constantly movement. As a kid he moved from Cameroon to Paris to London, our interview shifts day and time as he makes his method back from Brazil and when we do speak, the call begins with him moving through his studio in Stoke Newington. All of this activity recommends an desire to uncover that he articulates as the requirement to be continually findingout.
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