Soical Fabric: Nike Davies-Okundaye, World of Interiors (feature)


For the public-spirited Nike Davies-Okundaye – or Mama Nike, as she’s come to be known – being a celebrated textile-art innovator wasn’t enough. An activist passionate about creating opportunities for women in her native Nigeria, she’s used her international acclaim to weave a wide network of creative hubs across the country – among them, one of Africa’s largest galleries. For all her success, however, her real pride and joy is the vibrant community of young artists she has since taken under her wing, as Jareh Das learns