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3-10 February 2024

Leo Asemota

‘A jolly ride at the Lagos Race Course during the holiday, Lagos, Nigeria’
photo credit: H. Sanya Freeman c.1910, postcard, collotype, 9cm x 14 cm, EEPA, 1992-004-0097, West Africa Postcard Album, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, Courtesy of National Museum of African Art & Smithsonian Institution

Born Benin City, Nigeria (1967), lives and works in London, UK

Occurrence of a thing specified 2024
Commissioned by Lagos Biennial 2024.
In collaboration with Children´s Art Gallery, Lagos

For his project for the fourth edition of the Lagos Biennial, in collaboration with the Children´s Art Gallery, Lagos, Leo Asemota led a kite-making workshop and subsequently six of the children who had participated in the workshop flew kites made with the newspaper of the day on 3 February 2024, the opening day of the Biennial, on Tafawa Balewa Square.

Leo Asemota’s work is included in Gregarious architectures.