London-based artist Aaron Kudi is using creative means to destabilize art world elitism. Born in Nigeria, and raised between the UK capital and Devon, his practice is rooted in the communities he finds himself within – an influence that shapes his approach, and the dialogue he invites through his work. From huge paintings on wooden surfaces, to 3D pieces adorned with traditional objects, clothing, and herbs, Kudi’s ‘shamanic’ explorations with materials are used to translate matters of psychology – considering art as a vessel for communicating social dynamics, and an important tool for change.…read more at