“Of course you can go to New York, London, or Paris. Or you can move to a city with a tight-knit artist community and find opportunities sooner.”
“You wouldn’t self-fund a feature film in New York, London, or L.A. You would be insane to do that.”
“I wanted to be able to live…so that I would be able to do my work.”
“You have to give people a reason to come to you or you have to go to them. You can’t just completely become a hermit.”
“I like being a bit away from the coasts, to get some perspective. And for something weirder to develop.”
“I think social media kind of blew open that door for artists to take their destiny into their own hands.”
“Opportunity is everywhere. You just have to claim it from where you are.”
Header image: View of Lagos. Photo by Benson Ibeabuchi.