The executive producer of Miss Arts Nigeria and CEO Oshodi Arts Gallery (Dr Oshodi Paul) on September 2nd interview session at IKD 106.1 FM’s program ‘Event Artistry’, re-emphasised the goal of its Pageant/Reality show maiden edition.
Speaking with Ebunoluwa lead presenter (Proviews) & Grace Abisayo co-presenter (UCH & VSOP) on Managing the 2nd largest Art collection centre in Africa, the Art enthusiast detailed to the presenters reason he’s synergizing Arts, Beauty and culture to resonate with the Nigerian audience for a unique TV presentation.
“We have seen a lot of beauty pageant shows in Nigeria, we have also seen different reality TV contents, But we haven’t seen a blend and twist in it which delivers the best of both world”
“Knowing that Art is life, and our culture is now positioned at the back burner of our daily lives, it is time to bring back our consciousness to the hidden values and benefits which is embedded in our culture, dishing it out for the whole world to see”
“Miss Arts Nigeria will teach and also remind all participants which are our very own talented damsels, the need to always exhibit their culture through art and beauty at every given point in time. While some have insights, others will be empowered during the reality show“
Speaking on his Art collection gallery which harbours over 17,000 masterpieces, The CEO cited his love and passion for Art as in-build.
“People move around every day promoting Art in one form or the other which they don’t even recognise. The bags, dress, shoes, hats and jewellery we put on projects varieties of Art which are synonymous with different traditions of the geographical regions in Nigeria”
“My passion stems from overtime appreciation of God’s creation. Everything we live by is a direct result of God’s ideation which he’s the custodian of. There are a lot of things we can do with Art that’s why I said Art is life and it will never be taken away” Dr Oshodi Paul Added