Track Record

Track records of exhibitions, conferences, presentations, TV/Radio features, publications in magazines, awards, grants and partners of past editions

Exhibitions, Conferences and Presentations

  • Museum of Modern Arts – Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris (2017)
  • Bunkier Sztuki’s Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cracow, Poland (2017)
  • Photography Museum of Amsterdam (FOAM) (2017)
  • Aperture Foundation, New York “Collective Thinking, For Freedoms” (2017)
  • Unseen Photo Fair & Festival Amsterdam (2016)
  • 56th Venice Biennale of Arts “All The World’s Futures” (2015)
  • Hopes & Impediments, Prince Claus Exhibition, Amsterdam (2014)
  • Accra Project, 1st Photo Public space Exhibition in Accra (2013)
  • Exhibition at The African Union Centre Addis Ababa (Dec. 2012)
  • Exhibition at the Biennale Benin, Republic of Benin (Nov. 2012)
  • Presentation at Creative Time Summit, New York (Oct. 2012)
  • Exhibition and Talks at New Museum of New York (Feb. 2012)
  • Presentation at Savvy Contemporary Berlin (April 2011)
  • Exhibition at World Festival of Black Arts, Dakar, Senegal (Dec.2010
  • Exhibition at Fine Art Museum of Bern, Switzerland (Oct. 2010)
  • Presentation at Ecowas Centre Abuja, Nigeria (Nov. 2010)
  • Presentation at CCA Lagos, Nigeria (Sept. 2010)


Publications in Magazines (Selected)

  • Jeune Afrique (France)
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Arise Magazine (UK, Nigeria)
  • City Scapes (South Africa)
  • Jeu de Pomme (France)
  • Air Brussels In-Flight Magazine
  • Numerous Nigerian Newspapers (Punch, Guardian, Comet, Vanguard, ThisDay, etc)
  • Zam Magazine (The Netherlands)
  • Foreign Policy Journal
  • Design Indaba
  • Art Africa Magazine (South Africa)



  • Al Jazeera English (30 minutes documentary film)
  • BBC Radio
  • CNN
  • TV Continental (30 minutes feature)



  • Institut Français Prize Biennale Benin in Cotonou (Republic of Benin) 2012.
  • Von-Brochowski-Süd-Nord-Stiftung, Berlin (Germany) 2017.


Grants and Partners of Past Editions

  • Nikon Africa
  • Canon Europe
  • Arts Collaboratory (the Netherlands)
  • Prince Claus Fund (The Netherlands)
  • Institut Français (France, Tchad, Ghana)
  • Goethe Insitut (Sudan,Ghana)
  • Desta For Africa Creative Company (Ethiopia)
  • Africa Union (Border Protection Program)
  • European Union (Ethiopia)
  • Arts Move Africa
  • New Museum of New York
  • Nigerian Embassy Ethiopia
  • Aluko & Oyebode Chambers (Nigeria)
  • Heinrich Boll Foundation (Nigeria)
  • GIZ (Ethiopia)
  • Doual’Art (Cameroun)
  • Spanish Agency for Culture and Development (AECID)
  • Diamond Bank, Peugeot Nigeria.
  • Canon CNA


Countries reached through the Invisible Borders project (collaborations with artist/ art institutions) as at 2017:

Nigeria (and 26 states within it), Ghana, Burkina Faso, Republic of Benin, Togo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, Tchad, Cameroun, Sudan, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Mozambique, South Africa, Gabon, Germany, France, Netherlands, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, United kingdom, Belgium, USA.


Artist reached through the IB project (participations and collaborations) in Africa as at 2017:

150 Artists


Approximate Social Media Reach (2016 – 2017):



Number of Newsletter subscribers as at 2017:

2,000 subscribers.


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