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Adeola Olagunju is a Nigerian Artist who lives and works in Lagos, Nigeria.
After obtaining a degree in Fine and Applied Arts (Graphic Design) in 2009, Adeola worked as a Graphic Artist for Advertising Agencies in Lagos.
Working Primarily with Photography, her artistic practice encompasses a range of medium; including Video, Painting, and Collage. She explores themes around her Environment, Self and Memory with documentary and conceptual approach. Adeola has been on residencies at Kuona Trust Centre for Visual Art in Nairobi, Kenya and the Lagos Photo Summer School exchange programme in Berlin, Germany. She has participated in Photography Master classes and exhibitions locally and internationally.
She was the recipient of the Lagos Photo Festival Award in 2012 and the Young Art Fund Amsterdam Award in 2013.