Filmmaker and fine artist, Akintomide Aluko, is a multi-talented artist. After graduating with a Bachelor of Technology in Fine and Applied Arts back in 2012, he turned his attention to film, in which he obtained a Diploma in Filmmaking from the Films and Broadcast Academy in Lagos.
His experience in filmmaking adds a cinematic element to his fine art, as expressed in the way he uses light to intensify mood and emotion in his work.
Akins diverse inspirations range from his surroundings, contemporary societal issues, communal stories, imaginations / memories and history, often resonating with archival materials when he comes across them. Through unique compositions, these provoke intense thoughts and emotions.
An accomplished artist, he has participated in numerous group exhibitions such as the Rand Merchant Bank Art and a few others between 2017 - 2020.