The accursed. Origin

Okoromodeke, Joshua

Illustrator country: Nigeria

Scenarist: Okoromodeke, Joshua

Scenarist country: Nigeria

Language: English

Keywords: forest; myths of the past; sacrifice; traditions; twins; village


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2003-2004

In the village of Umli, peace and beauty from the past are lost because a new law demands that all twins must be killed. But after the death of her husband, a woman decides to hide her two twins. The twins grow up and one day they have to flee but while running away, they lose each other. The male twin is transformed into a forest beast, but after several years he finds his sister again.

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Technique: Pastel and ink on paper


Original drawings

Dimensions: 35 x 49,5 cm

Inventory: inv. 369 / coll. CX23.NIGERIA.OKORO.2

Number of sheets: 4

Notes: The first page on the top of recto: Creative fictional stories, Book name: "The accursed", Story title: "Origin" - Each page on verso reports the Author's name, the title and the number of the page