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Tiwani Contemporary

Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson: Everything Go Scatter

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Jan. 26, 2022 - March 6, 2022

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Tiwani Contemporary

A solo exhibition by the American artist, who's polymorphic practice draws references from popular culture, modern art and African folklore.

By exploring themes related to colonialism, archaeology and space exploration, the artist brings together antagonistic universes, which come to life in a sensitive time and space.

Everything Go Scatter unfolds the artist's dystopian world in a new series of works on canvas and drawings. It depicts a fantastic universe, where interstellar jousts, featuring animals, exoskeletons and spirits, alternate with ritual dances in a syncretism that testifies to the artist's overflowing imagination.

 

Image: Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson, Idol Collector (Three Golden Apples), 2021. Oil, acrylic, spray paint, graphite on linen, 182.9 x 152.4 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Tiwani Contemporary.

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Tiwani Contemporary

Tiwani Contemporary

Since its establishment, the gallery continues to showcase new and established talent – mounting landmark and critically-acclaimed exhibitions in a series of firsts. Artists such as Njideka Akunyili-Crosby, Emeka Ogboh, Simone Leigh and Kapwani Kiwanga showed at Tiwani Contemporary in the early stages of their careers. 

In late 2021, the gallery celebrated its 10th anniversary.  


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