Biography

 

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Adeola Olagunju is a Nigerian Artist/photographer. After obtaining a degree in Fine and Applied Arts (Graphic Design) in 2009, Adeola worked as a Graphic Artist and Art Director for Advertising Agencies in Lagos Nigeria. Working Primarily with Photography, her artistic practice encompasses a range of medium; including Video and Collage. She explores themes around the Self, Memory spirituality and the social landscape with documentary and conceptual approach. 

Adeola has been on residencies and participated in Photography Master classes extensively. Her works has been widely exhibited both locally and internationally. She was the recipient of the Lagos Photo Festival Award in 2012, the Young Artsupport Amsterdam Award in 2013 and the First Runner Up, British Council Your-Ad here Competition in 2016. Adeola currently lives in Germany where she is also studying for an M.A in Photography Studies and Practice at the Folkwang University of the Arts Essen.

 

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