Obayomi Anthony Ayodele is a Visual artist from Lagos, Nigeria who explores Lens based Arts and storytelling techniques that combine the use of Art and Technology in traditional, immersive and experimental media. 

Obayomi's work is mostly in form of documentaries and non-fiction stories, created by a need to educate himself as well as to offer alternative perspectives, by presenting information and education about people, society and culture in ways that help speak to social justice, balance out stereotypes and question traditional opinions with the aim of fostering tolerance among different people and communities. 

Anthony obtained a bachelors degree of Visual Arts from the Creative Arts department, University of Lagos in 2017. He won the first edition of the Lagos-Photo National Geographic Prize (2017), He was selected for the Electric South, New Dimensions Lab, Cape Town (2018) and was shortlisted for the Magnum Social Justice and Photography Fellowship(2018). He received the Taurus Prize for Visual Arts (2019/2020) and His work has been shown at the National Geographic Story Tellers Summit, LagosPhoto Festival, Alliance Francaise Lagos, Dance Gathering Lagos, The Maker Lab by the African Artists Foundation, The Project Space- Johannesburg, to mention a few.

He has also consulted in photography and design since 2014 and made documentaries for Naomi Campbell, ARTX Lagos, Italian Consulate Lagos, EpidAlert Nigeria(ebola alert), AIESEC Lagos, Loving Gaze Nigeria(NGO).

Hs aims to create work for a diverse spectatorship, from the conventional to non- conventional art audiences.

 

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