In a joint effort of the Polish—Nigerian Society and Warsaw Athenaeum in Literature Club located at Krakow Avenue, there was an exhibit opening of the works by a Nigerian artist, Billy Moro-Wey.
The artist, who studied fine arts in Poznan (Poland), presented some teens of very interesting paintings (amongst them landscapes), female adornments made from ivory and coconut shell, and also ceramics.
He claimed that, he cultivates various art media because he has equal interest in all of them. Besides that, he is working on his doctoral thesis in ethnography about, the influence of traditional Nigerian art on contemporary fine arts of his country.
“The topics of my works are drawn from Nigerian context; however, the techniques were learned in Poland, which is now my second home”—he said to Zycie Warszawy representative, adding that this is his eight exhibit.
The exposition, which is open from September 29, 1987 till October 10, 1987, was organized within ceremonies of the twenty-seventh anniversary of Nigerian Independence.