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Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola - [CANCELLED] As part of La Manutention - Performers in Residency

La Manutention, the residency for performance artists, is inviting Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, a young Nigerian artist, to present work chiming with the exhibition “Our World is Burning”. Between new media, video and performance, Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola sets out to examine the complex notions of identity and memory, race and gender, through a reinterpretation of her own cultural symbols.

Curator: Vittoria Matarrese
Project managers : Alice Giudicenti with Léa Derville and Licia Demuro, assisted by Aurore Forray.



From 26/03/2020 to16/04/2020

Thursday 26th of March at 7pm and Thursdays 2nd, 9th and 16th of April at 7pm. 


The event can be accessed only upon presentation of an entry ticket.

Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola

Bolatito Aderemi Ibitola was born in 1993 in Lagos. After moving to the USA in 2000 and studying performance at the Tisch School of Arts, New York University, Bolatito Aderemi Ibitola returned back to Lagos in 2014. By focusing on new media and performance, Aderimi Ibitola’s practice plays on a balance between the virtual and the real, and presence and representation. It explores the intersection between race, culture and gender, and seeks to question the complex notions of identity and memory.

The winner of the Art X Prize in 2018, Bolatito Aderemi Ibitola was an artist in residence at Gasworks, London (2018) as well as the Festival Theaterformen, Hannover (2018). She has in particular exhibited at the Lagos Biennale (2017), the Khoj Artists’ Association, Delhi (2017) or as part of the project of the Molue Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art of Emeka Udemba, Nigeria (2015).