Exploring a Void
50 x 60 cm, Photographic Print in frame, Lagos, 2016.
Dilemma of a New Age I
Digital photographic print (ink jet), 67 x 100 cm, Aba 2012
Dilemma of a New Age II
Digital Photographic Print, 67 x 100 cm, Abuja 2015.
Digital photographic print, 50 x 75cm, Lagos 2016.
Light Switch, Abuja 2015
Digital photographic print, 67 x 100cm, Abuja 2016
My Head is the Size of my World
Digital photographic print, 70 x 175cm, Lokoja 2016
Baba Ijebu (Hope Merchandise)
Digital Photographic Print (Ink Jet), 85 x 200 cm, Lagos 2017.
Halloween Man of Hasenheide. Berlin, 2015
Digital photographic print, 2m x 6m, Berlin, 2016.
And My Shadow Went Ahead of Me Into The Future.
Digital photographic print, 2m x 6,6m, Abuja 2016
Looking Out (Diptych), Marzahn - Berlin, 2014
Rose and Concrete I
Digital photographic print, Sarajevo 2016
A Manual of Instruction
Digital photographic print, 70cm x 165cm, Berlin, 2018
Digital photographic print, 68 x 200 cm, Berlin, 2018
Digital photographic print, 80 x 120 cm, Bijlmer-Amsterdam 2017
A Study of Things I (Kettle and Stool for observing Wudu)
Digital photographic print, 80 x 100 cm, Ferkessedougou 2014
Often times, when we make references to a border, it is in relation to an outward physical quality that imposes one form of limitation or the other, be it in our everyday lives or in the more
However, one can invariably say that within these dichotomies,
This body of work grapples with the navigation of this space, not as much as to understand as to inhabit it. Through constructed images, I seek to articulate and (de)construct certain positioning, tensions, frictions, and new sensibilities inherent in effervescent nature of this interstitial space, but also to question the singular notion of appearance and recognition. These works
In this light, the works are residues of ongoing reflections on the notion of perpetual movement, displacement, politics of the black body within heavily contested socio-cultural conflations; and exploration of pluralities within the construction of appearances and recognition – all of which constitute the discursive components of the In-between Space.
For more details on the In-between Space, see my essay on the subject: “Exploring A Void - The Middle Ground”
A part of this series was recently shown at the Salzburger Kunstverien, Austria. See here for Installation Images