Melanin," Her Story," & The Art of Manipulation

Melanin," Her Story," & The Art of Manipulation

​Young Africans, like Onalaja, are constantly looking at culture with millennial eyes, and working to integrate tradition and culture to modern day design. This collection is a tangible, visible and wearable manifestation of cultural heritage. Heritage is re-imagined through the repetition of manipulated patterns, a play of scale and recursion that echo many disparate African designs and knowledge systems.