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  1. EVAN IFEKOYA

    Iperu, Nigeru 1988

    Lives and works in London, UK

    CONTACT

    email: info@evanifekoya.com

    twitter: @evan_ife

    EXHIBITIONS

    2017 Lavender Menace (working title), Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

    2017 All Channels Open, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire

    2017 Untitled: art on the conditions of our time, curated by Paul Goodwin and Hansi Momudu Gordon, New Art Exchange, Nottingham

    2016  Wandering/Wilding: Blackness on the Internet, group exhibition, curated by Legacy Russell at IMT Gallery, London

    2016 Kind of Flossy, group exhibition with Zadie Xa and Adam Saad, curated by Taylor Le Melle and Imran Perreta (CREAM) at Assembly Point, London

    2016 The Quiet Violence of dreams, Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

    2016 TSG: Come together, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Canada 

    2016 Okun Song, Solo, curated by A---Z, StudioRCA, London 

    2015/16 normcore, IAb, Germany (online)

    2015 Cutting Shapes, Screening room, Site Gallery, Sheffield

    2015 Embodied Spaces, FramerFramed, De Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam

    2015 All Of Us Have A Sense Of Rhythm, David Roberts Art Foundation, London

    2015 Studio Voltaire OPEN 2015, London

    2014/15 30 years of the Future, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

    2013 Dyad, Kingsgate Gallery, London 

     

    PERFORMANCE

    2016 An Unhappy evening, collaborative performance, OOR Records, Zurich

    2016  Let The Rhythm Pull You Towards Your Edges (after Marlon Riggs), performance lectureDocument Festival, CCA, Glasgow

    2016 This Catalogue of Poses (performance for radio), Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

    2016 This Catalogue of Poses (performance for radio), Late Junction/ Park Nights at Serpentine Galleries, London

    2016 This Catalogue of Poses (performance for radio), Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire

    2016 A Score, A Groove, A Phantom, Whitstable Bienniale

    2015 FREE2Dance, Alternative Cities Turbine Festival, Tate Modern, London

    2015 ARtFUnSHACK,The Marlborough, Brighton

    2014 PREFORM Edition, Rivington Place, London

    2014 ARtFUnSHACK, Fringe! Art & film festival, London

    2014 DISCO BREAKDOWN: PREFORM::LEC, Sound Gender Feminism Activism, London College of Communication

    2014 ARtFUnSHACK, Theatre in the mill, Bradford

    2014 PREFORM Edition, NgBK, Berlin

    2014 ARtFUnSHACK,The Marlborough, Brighton

    2014 ARtFUnSHACK, Ovalhouse, London

    2014 PREFORM Edition, Rich Mix, London

    2013 Home is Homies, Kingsgate Gallery, London 

     

    SCREENINGS   

    2016 She Was A Full Body Speaker, Unity Theatre, Liverpool

    2016 The Gender Song and ARtFUnSHACK (trailer), Floating Cinema, London

    2016 She Was A Full Body Speaker, Cinenova: Now Presents, The Showroom, London

    2016 Sticky Black Shades of Opacity curated by Shama Khanna, Jerwood Space, London

    2016 The Gender Song, MANPOWER festival, Lisbon, Portugal

    2016 Ojulowo, Artsadmin, London

    2013 EQUATIONS Moving image festival, Kingsgate Gallery, London

    2012 Retro Action, Kingsgate Gallery, London

    2011 A Boi is ... London Lesbian and Gay film festival, BFI, London

     

    AWARDS/COMMISSIONS/RESIDENCIES

    2017 The Arts Foundation, Live Art Award supported by the Yoma Sasburg Estate (shortlisted)

    2016 Durham Wharf Residency, Royal College of Art

    2016 Queering love, queering hormones commission from BFI/ No.w.here/ Wellcome Trust

    2014 Arts Council England Grants for the Arts award for ARtFUnSHACK!

    2014 Transforming stories co-commission with Ovalhouse, Pink Fringe and Theatre in the Mill

    2012 - 2013 Emerging Artist Residency, Kingsgate Workshops Trust

     

    LECTURES/PEDAGOGY/PRESENTATIONS

    2016 CHEWY, Curated performance event, Dyson Gallery, RCA, London

    2016 Performance Lecture, All of Us Have a Sense of Rhythm, UCLan, Preston

    2016 Performance Lecture, Sound art department, London College of Communication

    2016 Black LGBT Nightlife, Cubitt Gallery

    2016 A Score, A Groove, A Phantom, presentation, Cubitt Gallery, London

    2015 Lecture, Chelsea College of Art, UAL, London

    2015 Diva Debate – Confront/Contest/Create, panel @ Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

    2015 Mirage: 20 Years On, Presentation and panel, ICA, London

    2015 Queer Black Spaces 3, presentaton and panel, UCL Equiano Centre, London

    2015 Lecture and tutorials, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, Winchester

    2015 Filthy Mouth—Dirty Politics: Carol Hanisch to Bell Hooks Symposium, Presentation, Amsterdam

    2015 Politics Of The Art School: Black Arts Movement Then And Now, Collective Creativity in conversation, Nottingham Contemporary

    2015 Disseminating Identities: Blackness since 1960, Panel Discussion, V&A, London

    2013 - 2014 Lead Artist, Schools and teachers programme, Tate London

     

    EDUCATION

    MA Contemporary Art Practice (Performance/ Moving Image), Royal College of Art, London

    BA Fine Art: New media, First Class Honours, Winchester school of Art, University of Southampton

    Interview with JD Wislow for Young Artists in Conversation (YAC).