Lucas Artists Fellow

  • PRACTICE : Visual Artist
  • FROM : Nigeria

Otobong Nkanga (female,b. Kano, Nigeria, 1974). Lives and works in Paris and Amsterdam.

Education: DasArts, Advanced Research in Theatre and Dance Studies, Amsterdam (2005-present); Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam (2002-03) École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris (1995-2001); Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria (1992-94). She uses different media such as photography, performances, installation and drawings.

Her works have been exhibited most recently in Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography, New York at ICP International Center of Photography and Miami at the Miami Art Center, USA.