ALUU PROSPER, whose work appears on the cover of Issue 16 of Miracle Monocle, is a self-taught multidisciplinary visual artist who creates works that require the fusion of fine oil paints and sand in paintings that focus on Afrocentrism and Pan-Africanism. The work also fuses metal cuts on panels with photo-realistic paintings that speak to his life story and also utilize poetic descriptions. The artist is from Afikpo north, in Ebonyi state, Nigeria. He attended the Nigerian Navy secondary school, Akpabuyo Calabar, and the Federal University of Technology Owerri. He lives in Oyigbo.