By: Nyima Sillah
Zizo Art Studio honored African women in a visualized exhibition ceremony, the forum was held under the banner “Musoor” in Senegambia.
The exhibit depicted the work and advocated for women’s rights and also displayed advocacy words on the portrait such as “Stop violence against women, no to gender based violence, no to rape, love should not not hurt, among other advocacy statements.
Speaking at the ceremony, Zoker Zoker, owner of Zizo Art Studio, said, “The artwork would speak of African women in an abstract form. I am delighted to have put something valuable in the minds of people who use the visual arts.
He congratulated the participants for attending what he called a remarkable event in his career in the art industry and in life in general.
He expressed his gratitude to the leadership of the National Arts and Culture Center (NCAC) for honoring his invitation and supporting him in his fight to transform the art industry.
“The future of the art industry is clear and bright in this country,” he said.
Representing the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hassoum Ceesay, Managing Director of NCAC, praised Mr. Zoker for venturing into the creative arts industry, saying it will play a crucial role in developing the industry. tourism industry and The Gambia as a whole.
“I have urged you to maintain the momentum to ensure sustainable development in the creative arts industry,” he said.
He, however, assured that the Gambian government, through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, will support those who venture into the creative arts industry.
Milton Kamanda, an actor called on everyone to support the young artist so that he can continue to contribute to national development through the art industry.
He urged young people working in the art industry to take their various professions seriously. This sector, he said, would play a central role in the development of the nation.