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Tomilola Olumide (b.1996, London) is a Multidisciplinary Artist based between Nigeria and the United Kingdom

Education

2020 BA Fine Art, University of Southampton, Winchester School of Art, UK

Residencies 

2023 Wá wò ó | Spot VR Residency, Stryx Gallery Birmingham, UK

2023 Moving to Words | EOP Summer Camp 2023 Micro Residency, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

Exhibitions

2024 Assembly 2024 | Group Exhibition Commissioned by Multistory x The New Art Gallery WalsallWalsall, UK (August - November)

2024 Radiant | Group Exhibition Copeland Gallery, London, UK Curated by Abigail Fakoya (July)

2023 wò óSolo ExhibitionSpot VR Residency, Stryx Gallery Birmingham, UK

2023 Moving to Words | Group Exhibition, EOP Summer Camp 2023 Micro Residency Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK

2023 Pressure x Walk(Algo | Afro) Futures 2023 Mentoring Program x Live Group Performance, Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

2022 I Am & Nothing Else, Group Exhibition, Affinity Art Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria

2021 Beyond Otherness, Group Exhibition, Open Hand Open Space Gallery, Reading, UK

2021 Rest and Repair, Group Exhibition, Platform Black x UCLH, Street Gallery, London, UK

2019 Itinerant ObjectsGroup Exhibition, Tate Modern Exchange x WSA University of Southampton, London, UK

2018 Building an Art BiennaleGroup Exhibition, Tate Modern Exchange x WSA University of Southampton, London, UK

2017 Shared drive, Group Exhibition, The Event, WSA Gallery, Winchester, UK

2017 Art and Design Summer Show, Group Exhibition, West Herts College, Hertfordshire, UK

2017 The Radlett Art Society Anthorp Award show, Group Exhibition, Hertfordshire, UK

Performances 

2023 Pressure x Walk | (Algo | Afro) Futures Live Performance, Vivid Projects, Digbeth First Friday, Birmingham, UK

2021 Ádun | Beyond Otherness, Open Hand Open Space Gallery, Reading, UK

2019 Undecided, Winchester School of Art, UK

2018 IADT, It's About Damn Time, Winchester School of Art, UK

2017 Homage to the Lost Ones, The Winchester School of Art Gallery, Winchester, UK

2017 It is a Wicked Truth, Spoken Word, The Winchester School of Art Gallery, Winchester, UK

Artist Talks

2023 Stryx Shop Winter Fair, Stryx Gallery, Birmingham, UK

2023 wò ó  | Spot VR Residency ‘Final outcome Exhibition’, Stryx Gallery Birmingham, UK 

2023 wò ó  | Spot VR Residency ‘Initial stage Exhibition’, Stryx Gallery Birmingham, UK 

2023 Guest Artist TalkWhat Do We Become Exhibition Curated by Tobi Alexandra Falade, Barbican Centre, London, UK

2022 Artist Talk | I Am & Nothing Else, Affinity Art Gallery hosted by Carolina Conforti, Lagos, Nigeria

2021 Artist Symposium | Beyond Otherness, Openhand OpenSpace Gallery hosted by Harold Offeh, Reading, UK

2021 Artist Talk | Rest and Repair, Platform Black x UCLH hosted by Tobi Alexandra Falade x Alicia-Pearl Cato, London, UK

Press

2022 Sugarcane Magazine | THIS WEEK IN AFRICAN ART AND CULTURE

2022 This Day Nigeria | Article - Female Artists Affirm Resilience in New Show at Affinity Art Gallery by Yinka Olatunbosun

2022 Guardian Nigeria | Article - I am and … nothing else by Florence Utor

2022 CONTEMPORARY & | Article - I AM & … Nothing Else – Group Show Affinity Art Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria

2021 Crucible | Article - Blackness, Embodiment, and the Rising of Greatness, 'Lostness in Oyinbo land,' artwork pg 24

Interviews

2022 Jeune Garde | Article by Maurice Chapot

2022 Channels Television News | Art House | Interview by Melinda Akinlami

2022 Studio Interview | Affinity Art Gallery Lagos

2022 TVC News Nigeria | Interview by Tolulope Lamidi

Professional Development

2024 BOM Immersive Arts Bootcamp: Unreal Engine 5 at Birmingham Open Media, Birmingham, UK (April - July)

2024 Steam House | Studio Maker program, Birmingham, UK (February)

2024 In Transit | Removing Barriers: Making your work accessible course, Online (January - March)

2023 (Algo | Afro) Futures 2023 Mentoring Program, Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

2022 Yawoa Foundation x Igo Glass 'Reflekt Glass Blowing' Workshop, Lagos, Nigeria

2021 P.A.S | Performance Art Studies Workshop, Online

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