Otobong Nkanga, Nigeria

Otobong Nkanga (1974) studied art at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria and at École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, before completing a Master’s in Performing Arts at DasArts in Amsterdam in 2008. Recent exhibitions(selected): All We Ever Wanted, CCA, Lagos (2011); Ars 11: Taking Africa, Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2011); Faites comme chez vous, Raw Material Company, Senegal (2011); Animism, Kunsthalle Bern, Extra City Kunsthal and MuHKA Museun van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp (2010); A Delicate Touch, The Studio Museum Harlem, New York (2009); Brussels (2009) and São Paulo (2010) Biennials. www.otobongnkanga.com