Yétúndé Olagbaju (US)
Lives and works Oakland, U.S.
Yétúndé Olagbaju is an artist and maker, currently residing in Oakland, CA. They utilize video, sculpture, action, gesture, and performance as through-lines for inquiries regarding Black labor, legacy and processes of
healing. They are rooted in the need to understand history, the people that made it, the myths surrounding them and how their own body is implicated in history’s timeline.
They have shown work and projects with Oakland Museum of California, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Pt. 2 Gallery, Southern Exposure, SOMArts Cultural Center, Untitled Art Fair, Art Basel, and more.
They hold an MFA from Mills College and are the recipient of the inaugural Nancy Cook Fellowship, the Murphy Cadogan Awards, and the Jay Defeo Award.
[Free, Exhibitions, Premiere]
Be Here Now
30 April 2022 - 22 May 2022
[Talks, Free, Events]
Talk: Q&A with Atong Atem
7 May 2022, 5pm (AEST)