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Bachama Wrestler

Adeola Balogun

The Centenary Project

The Centenary Project
Lagos, Nigeria

The Bachama wrestler is a traditional festival in Adamawa state, Nigeria. Men and Women compete at this competition to determine the strongest person in the village. The sculpture is life size and made in bronze.

Details

  • Title: Bachama Wrestler
  • Creator: Adeola Balogun
  • Provenance: Yemisi Shyllon
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Photographer: Ralph Eluehike
  • Collection: Yemisi Shyllon

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