Raknida is using tech to grow Africa’s digital art industry


Art is a reflection of society that allows for the expression of ideas in various forms such as visual art. As technology continues to advance, so does the expression of various visual art forms with people also evolving in how they experience and interact with them. Today, the combination of art and technology is known as arttech.

Thanks to emerging technologies like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality(VR), artists can make art digitally, which people can interact with and appreciate in the same form.

The Lagos Startup Expo will feature an immersive experience of arts for attendees as Raknida, an arttech startup using technology to sell black artists’ artworks and connect them to art lovers, will be exhibiting at the expo.

Building up to the Lagos Startup Expo, we chatted briefly with Anthony ‘Anth’ Ezeokoye, Raknida’s Founder and CEO of Insecta Studios, a creative services company. He shared some insights on what Raknida does and what attendees should expect from them at the Expo.

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