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Meet Haneefah Adam, The Nigerian Making Amazing Art Works With Food

Haneefah Adam, a Nigerian visual Artist is making good use of food leftovers in creative ways. She makes portraits and other works of art with them.

Adam, a master degree holder, first got the attention of the world in 2015. She transformed Barbie into Hijarbie – a hijab-wearing Muslim doll.

Haneefah Adam,

While speaking to CNN, she said: “I have always been artistic. Growing up, my mother said I had a flair for art.”

“I do regular portraits, I sew and paint, but what excites me the most is food,”

According to the medical scientist, life experiences and culture inspire her. She believes everything around her as something that can be made into art.

Adams was crowned the winner of #TechMeetsArtNG exhibition, sponsored by Samsung Nigeria and Rele Gallery in 2016

The competition was a culinary exhibition aimed at exploring the artistic presentation of some of Nigeria’s local meals.

She says the art represents an African woman adorned in vibrant colors.

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Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing, and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another

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