Oyinda Fakeye

Oyinda Fakeye is a Curatorial Assistant at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. She has co-ordinated projects such as Picha: African Comics (December 2008), and several video art-related initiatives such as The One Minutes Foundation workshops in Lagos (November 2008) and Linha Imaginária video art workshop (January 2009). At the CCA Lagos, Fakeye has co-ordinated exhibitions of work by local and international artists including Pinar Yolaçan, Maria Series (April 2010) and J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Sartorial Moments and the Nearness of Yesterday (November 2010). She co-curated Identity: An Imagined State, the first video art exhibition in Nigeria featuring the work of 12 local and international lens-based media artists. She is also a founding member and director of the Video Art Network (VAN) Lagos.

In December 2010, Fakeye co-curated The Green Summary, a group exhibition of nine Nigerian artists whose work engages Nigeria’s present social and political climate as a way of reflecting on the country’s 50 years of independence from colonial rule.

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Light Installation

The Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA Lagos) would like to commission a solar light-based sculpture to be displayed within the park area of Falomo roundabout, Ikoyi.

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Curating in the Public Realm

In October 2010 in New York ICI is organizing The Curatorial Intensive for emerging curators internationally who want to learn about curating in the public realm.

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