Nominated for Han Nefkens Foundation-Arco Madrid Video Art Production Award 2019

Thrilled to be one of the ten nominated artists for the Han Nefkens Foundation-Arco Madrid Video Art Production Award 2019. 

The winning artist will receive €15,000 for the production of a new work. One copy of the final production will be donated by the award-winning artist to the Han Nefkens Foundation which will be included in its permanent collection, and the other copies will be properties of the awardee.

Amsterdam Art Weekend at De Ateliers

I look forward to presenting new work at De Ateliers during Amsterdam Art Weekend 2018.

The show, titled “Power Man”, debuts the vignettes “Power Man (Sodoko)” and “Power Man” 2018, both filmed in Lagos at the start of the year, as well as a longer two channel work “Red Gold”, 2016.

This is the first time these works are shown in Amsterdam.

Please join me in conversation with Dominic van den Boogerd on Sat 24th Nov.

Friday November 23rd, 11:00-21:00
Saturday November 24th, 11:00-18:00
Sunday November 25th, 11:00-18:00

Public Interview:
24 November at 13:00 until 14:00 at De Ateliers

Featured Artist – 64th Flaherty Seminar

The 64th Flaherty Seminar THE NECESSARY IMAGE, is programmed by Kevin Jerome Everson and Greg de Cuir, Jr.

I am so excited to be a featured guest at this year’s Seminar, participating in a series of screenings, presentations and discussions between 16-22 June.

The Flaherty seminar is held at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.


MoMA screening

In conjunction with the 2018 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar and MoMA’s Modern Mondays, I will screen a selection of early moving-image work exploring intricate relationships between identity, place, and the construction of selfhood on Monday, June 25. Showing for the first time is “Sodoko (Power Man)”, 2018 – my most recent work.

The screening is followed by a conversation with Kevin Jerome Everson & Greg de Cuir Jr. and Sophie Cavoulacos, Assistant Curator, Department of Film.

Tickets on sale June 11.

Recipient of the Edith Breckwoldt Fellowship

I’m delighted to have been selected as the recipient of the Edith Breckwoldt Fellowship, in association with the Ministry of Culture Hamburg and Künstlerhaus FRISE.

This prize sponsors a working period at the Künstlerhaus FRISE, Hamburg from 2018 to 2020.

I look forward to making new work within an exciting community of artists and art thinkers alike!

frameless series, Munich

Makoko Sawmill (2015), will screen at the frameless series, Munich – an event which explores new developments in the digital age, with experimental electronic music and media art.

Curated by Karin Zwack and Dr. Daniel Bürkner

frameless series opens in Munich, May 11th

Location: MUG im Einstein, 81675 Munich
20:00, Admission: 19:30
Admission free