Ngadi Smart is a Sierra Leonean visual artist based between Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and London, UK. She works in the mediums of illustration, collage, and photography. Her work is usually motivated by the representation of minorities and cultural identity, as well as themes on feminism and gender roles.
Ngadi likes to deconstruct mainstream society’s preconceived views of what the definitions of “normal,” “beautiful,” and “right” are. She has illustrated for The Atlantic, OneWorld Magazine, Reportagen Magazine, The UN, and publishing houses such as Riverhead Books NYC.