EDUCATION

BSc Architecture, Covenant University, 2007


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Southern Kaduna, Factoria Habana, Cuba, for the 13th Havana Biennial (ongoing)
2019 The artist isn’t present, The Gallow Gate at Many Studios, Glasgow (ongoing)
2018 Power Show II: The God-Fathers Are Not To Blame, Revolving Art Incubator, Lagos
2018 Power Show, Omenka Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria
2017 Deaf vs Dumb II, National Museum, Lagos, Nigeria
2015 Boju-Boju, Osh Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria
2015 Women of Africa, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Southern Kaduna, Factoria Habana, as part of the Havana Biennial 2019, Cuba (Upcoming)
2018 ABSA L’Atelier Exhibition, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2018 Generation Y, National Exhibition Pavilion, Abuja
2018 Kobi Onyame vs The Artist, The Gallow Gate at Many Studios, Glasgow
2018 International Performance Week, Lagos Dance Gathering, Lagos
2018 Local Spaces, Transnational Connections, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Lagos.
2017 Deaf vs. Dumb, 1st Lagos Biennial of Contemporary Arts
2017 ChinAfrika. under construction, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Leipzig, Germany.
2017 2nd Changjiang International Photography and Video Biennale, China
2016 Iwaya Community Arts Festival (ICAF), Lagos, Nigeria
2016 “Here & Here, ASIKO Art School, ASNI Gallery, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
2016 ImageNation, “Eyes on the World”, City Gallery, Desenzano del Garda, Italy
2016 FotoParty Lagos, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Edition, Nlele Institut/Goethe Institut, Lagos
2015 ArtBasel Miami, What’s Inside Her Never Dies, Yeelen Gallery, Miami, USA.


LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/
RESIDENCIES

2019 Resident, Place Publique, Montreal, Canada (upcoming)
2019 Resident, Hangar, Portugal (upcoming)
2018 Speaker, African Crossroads, Morocco
2018 Participant, TSA Master class Art Writing Workshop with Prof. Chika Okeke-Agulu, Lagos
2017 Participant, OSIWA - West Africa Art Action Academy, Conakry, Guinea
2016 Speaker, Presentation, Fine Arts Department, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria.
2016 Speaker, Artists Presentation, Institut Francais, Abuja, Nigeria.
2015 Speaker, Pecha Kucha, Lagos Series 8.

 


PUBLISHED

[Writing] “The Women Who Shaped Nigerian Art History”, Somethingweafricansgot, Issue #4, 2019
[Writing] “Quodus Onikeku: The Journey of the Spirit Child” In Conversation with Ayo Akinwande, Somethingweafricansgot, Issue #3, 2018
[Writing] “Jelili Atiku: Decolonization in Performance”, Somethingweafricansgot, Issue #3, 2018
[Writing] “The Nigeria Lagos Art Sin”, Somethingweafricansgot, Issue #3, 2018
[Writing] “Confronting an Unaddressed Nigerian Reality in the Exhibition ‘Salvage Therapy’”, Sole Adventurer, 2018
[Writing] “Rewinding Asiko, the Way Forward”, CCA Lagos, ASIKO: On the Future of Artistic and Curatorial Pedagogies in Africa, Pg 106, 2017
[Photography] ImageNation, Defactory Magazine, Lost Bride Series, Italy, March 2016
[Photography] Dienacht Magazine, Boju-Boju, February 2016
[Photography] PoetsArtists, Issue #69, December 2015
[Writing] The Migrant, Spaces of Displacement, Journal on Displacement, Migration & Refugeeism, 2015

 


AWARDS

2018 Finalist, ArtX Prize; 2018 Top10 Finalist, ABSA L’Atelier Art Competition

 


PRESS

The New York Times, ‘Lagos, City of Hustle, Builds an Art Ecosystem’, Siddhartha Mitter, 2018
The Sole Adventurer, ‘Power Show II’, IfeOluwa Nihinlola, 2018 (online)
Omenka Online, ‘Power Show II’, Adeoluwa Oluwajoba, 2018 (online)
Art Africa, Pg 206, Issue #01, September 2015 (print)
Photo Business Weekly, “Women of Africa”, Athens, Greece (print)