It doesnt Nigerian women wanted for new film series on Identity

‘It Doesn’t Need More’ is a project series which will portray the experiences of a select group of Nigerian women, living in London and its surrounding areas. Based on the Artist’s experiences of a dual cultural heritage of both British and Nigerian origins, ‘It Doesn’t Need More’ aims to discern how other women in the diaspora navigate […]

'Sitting in a room' (turntable piece). Haroon Mirza, 2013 Haroon Mirza at Lisson Gallery, London

I was blown away by fellow Chelsea College of Art Alumni, Haroon Mirza’s show at Lisson Gallery. Widely regarded for his digital sound practice, the work at Lisson sits somewhere between sound sculpture and interactive installation. The ground floor showed a turntable piece (‘Sitting in a Room’, 2013) – a series of synchronised and customised turntables […]

The Redeemer, Dean Blunt, 2013 Dean Blunt listening session at the ICA, London

I was invited to a listening session at the ICA to preview ‘The Redeemer‘ – a new LP by my friend Dean Blunt. Dean and I met many years ago as we found our feet on the art scene, fresh from University. We recently reconnected at Berlin’s  CTM festival – part of Transmediale festival, where […]

 
 
 

Mamma Andersson at Stephen Freidman Gallery, London - Exhibition Installation View Mamma Andersson ‘Gooseberry’ at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

Mamma Andersson is a Swedish painter that I discovered some years ago during a show at Camden Arts Centre. Having been enthralled by her work for some time, I was delighted to discover her showing at Stephen Friedman Gallery. Andersson takes a collagist approach, often drawing on found imagery and personal experiences. Titled ‘Gooseberry’, the […]

Pantha Du Prince and The Bell Laboratory, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London Pantha Du Prince & The Bell Laboratory at South Bank Centre, London

Having missed the HAU show during Berlin’s CTM Festival a couple of weeks ago, I was determined to see Pantha Du Prince and The Bell Laboratory. Regarded widely as a pioneer of contemporary German ‘minimal and deep house’ – a genre that’s heavily informed by a variety of influences like jazz and soul music, the 2010 […]

'Continuity' Omer Fast. Image - via Frieze Magazine online Omer Fast at Arratia Beer, Berlin

I was recently invited to Berlin’s Transmediale Festival, where I exhibited my film ‘Lagos Island‘. Amongst other super adventures like hearing Florian Hecker and Heatsick perform amazing sets at Berghain, unabashed dancing to Shackleton at Panorama bar and seeing an old friend who goes by ‘Dean Blunt’, preview his latest album ‘The Narcissist’ at HAU, I also […]