Olalekan Jeyifous

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS:

 

2020

Wrought, Knit, Labors, Legacies, Waterfront Park, Alexandria, Virginia, Australia

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

 

2020

Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America, MOMA, New York, USA

 

2019

State Of Flux: Works On Paper, 50 Golborne, London, UK

 

2018

African Mobilities: this is not a refugee camp exhibition, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

 

2017

No Longer And Not Yet, 50 Golborne, London, UK

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Pioneer Works, New York, USA

Crown Ether, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio, California, USA

BRIC Media Arts, Cafe Installation, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Utopia/Dystopia, Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT), Lisbon, Portugal

Where Is Here, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, California

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris, France

 

2016

The Lived City, BRIC Biennial, Weeksville Heritage Center, New York, USA

Making Africa, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Holland

AKAA [Also Known as Africa], Contemporary Art and Design Fair, Paris, France

Where Is Here, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, California, USA

1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Somerset House, London, UK

Not My Business, 50 Golborne, London, UK

Making Africa, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

 

2015

The 2015 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, Shenzhen, China 

Making Africa, Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain 

Unveiling Visions: The Alchemy of the Black Imagination, Schomburg Center, New York, USA

Beautiful Decay, The ARC [OLCDC], Opa-Locka, Florida, USA

Making Africa, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany

RESPOND, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, USA

 

2014 

Uneven Growth, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA

PRIZM Art Fair, Miami Center for Architecture and Design, Miami, Florida, USA

 

2013 

Whisper Down the Lane, Gallery 400, Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

2012 

So Moving, St. Joseph's College Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

 

2011

Dual, Skink Ink Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Motion Sensitive, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

 

2010

The Last Newspaper, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA

City Settlements, Blanc Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Ellipsis, Les Moulins de Paillard, Poncé sur le Loir, France

 

2009 

Intricacies, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, New York, USA

S.P.A.C.E.R., La B.A.N.K. Galerie, Paris, France

 

2008

Visionaries and Outcasts, Skoto Gallery, New York, USA 

The Future as Disruption, The Kitchen, New York, USA 

FLOW, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA

 

2007 

Drawn In, The August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Corporate collection of CB Richard Ellis

 

2006 

Common Destination, The Drawing Center, New York, New York, USA

Afro-Futurism, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Cornell University, School of Architecture, Art and Planning, Ithaca, NY

Bachelor of Architecture: May 2000 [Emphasis on Computer Applications]

 

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art: Fall 2016, Artist-In-Residence

Socrates Sculpture Park 2016 Emerging Artist Fellowship

The Drawing Center: Open Sessions,2016-2017, Selected Artist

Headlands Center for the Arts: Spring 2016, Artist-In-Residence

The MacDowell Colony: Winter 2016, Artist-In-Residence,

Architecture
School of Visual Arts: Spring 2015, Artist-In-Residence, Visible Futures Lab

Brooklyn Arts Council Grant: Spring 2008, Community Arts Regrant Program

New York State Council on the Arts:Spring 2006, Individual Artists Recipient

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council: Spring 2005, Artist-In-Residence

New York Foundation for the Arts:Spring 2004, Fellowship Recipient

 

 

BOOKS/PUBLICATIONS

 

Making Africa, Show Catalogue, published by Vitra Musuem, 2015.

 

FLOW, Show Catalogue, published by Studio Museum in Harlem, 2008.


Harlemworld: Metropolis as Metaphor. Counter Insurgents Dispossess the Natives, 
published by Studio Museum in Harlem, 2004.


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