CV                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Aàdesokan (b.1994 Lagos, Nigeria)

Exhibition(s)

2019 

Aàdesokan: Flowers for the Soul, Bloom Art (Curated by Ugoma Adegoke), Lagos (NG)

2017

Aàdesokan: Almost Delirium, 16/16, Lagos (NG)   


Group Exhibition(s)

2019  

Waste Identity: Passport for Plastics, LagosPhoto Festival, Red Door Gallery, Lagos (NG)

2019

1st Annual Nigerian Culture Day in Berlin (Curated by Ugoma Adegoke), Säälchen, Berlin (DE)

2019

Masculine Fecundity, African Artists’ Foundation, Lagos (NG) 

2019

Storied Bodies, WeTransfer/King Kong Magazine/Jan Hoek Workshop, facilitated by the embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, presented at H-Factor, Lagos, (NG)


Award(s)

2019   Foam Talent- Young artists shaping the future of photography (NL)


Grant(s)

2019  Heinrich Böll Stiftung Foundation Grant (MA)


Residencies 

2020-21    Van Eyck Académie (NL) (More Information)


Collaborative Project(s)

 2018

Third Space(d) Out!, Residency Exchange live painting, sound and video presentation with Jumok Adeyanju, Arthouse Foundation and Goethe Institute Nigeria, Lagos (NG)    

2017  

Numb Tantrums, Illustration of Anthology of Poem written by Yakeeb, published by Arts & Africa, Lagos (NG) 


Commission(s)

2018    

PVC Meatway, Fashion Photo Documentary focusing on Lagos Street Butchers, WeTransfer & King Kong Magazine, Amsterdam (NL)

2017

Before I Die Wall Mural, A Global Art Project, Mixed Media, Freedom Park, Lagos (NG)

RESET, mixed media, Lights Camera Africa! (LCA) Film Festival, Lagos (NG)


Presentation(s)

2019

Panel Discussion: Appropriation, Collaboration & Elaboration, Sanna de Wilde Somi Nwandu & Stephen Tayo, Lagos Photo Festival, Lagos (NG)

2017

Artists Talk: Art as Therapy, 16/16, Lagos (NG)


Press

2019    

Roli O’tsemaye, “Issues of Borders, Migration and Our Humanity at LagosPhoto 2019”  https://thesoleadventurer.com/issues-of-borders-migration-and-our-humanity-at-lagosphoto-2019-by-roli-otsemaye

Ayodeji Rotinwa, “Jan Hoek Workshop - Creativity in Nigeria” WePresent  https://wepresent.wetransfer.com/story/jan-hoek-workshop/


“PVC Meatway”, Fashion Photo Documentary, King Kong Magazine, Issue #7


Azu Nwabogu, “PVC Meatway”, Portfolio Review, FOAM Magazine, Talent Issue #55


2017

Enam Obiosio, “Aàdesokan in Almost Delirium Outburst of Dialogue with the Self”, The Guardian
Nigeria, September 9, 2017. 44

Obinna Emelike, “Aàdesokan: Almost Delirium; a must-see exhibition” Business
Day Sunday, September 10, 2017. 36