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Date of Birth: 
January 21, 1993
Contact: 
website: www.taibitola.com Email: taibitola@gmail.com

Education History:
Tisch School of The Arts, New York University; MA Performance Studies
Allegheny College; BA Communication Arts - Television/Film Production; Political Science

Exhibition | Performances | Features:
2019: Resident Artist, Gasworks, United Kingdom
2019: Resident Artist, crazinisT artisT - pAIR, Ghana
2018: Digital Instillation, Art X Lagos, Nigeria
2018: Art X Prize Winner
2018: Theatre Performance - Resident artist, Festival Theaterformen, Germany
2018: Video Exhibition, Videoex Festival, Switzerland
2018: Performance, La, Republique, France
2017: Digital Installation, Khoj Artist Association, India
2017: Performance, Lagos Biennale, Nigeria
2017: Performance, Lead Devisor/ Producer, Rue14 Studios | Bogobari, Nigeria
2017: Video Exhibition, DIY Cultures, United Kingdom
2017: Video Exhibition, Hot Spot Lagos | Goethe, Nigeria
2017: [a]FA Lagos Legacy lab -Austrian School of Applied Arts| Legacy Lagos, Nigeria
2017: 2016: Savvy Contemporary/ Gallerie Wedding Resident Artist (Video Installation); Germany
2016: Resident Artist, Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik Openhaus, Germany
2016: Savvy Contemporary/ Gallerie Wedding Resident Artist
2016: Video Exhibition, Life In My City Exhibition, Spain
2016: Performance, International Women’s Day Celebration - Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
2016:True Talk Naija, iOpen Eye, Lagos Theatre Festival, Nigeria
2016: Video Exhibition, Boda Boda Lounge, South Africa | Congo - DRC
2016: Performance, African Artist Foundation, Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria
2016: Videonale CCA Lagos, Nigeria
2015: InShort Lagos Film Festival, Nigeria
2015: Art 21 Platform Exhibition, Nigeria
2015: White Space Black Tears Solo Exhibition, Nigeria
2015: WhiteSpace – Live Performance, Nigeria
2015: Goethe Institue Lagos Photo Party, Nigiera
2015: Molue Museum of Contemporary Art - Talk Ya Mind, Nigeria
2015: TransAtlantic Visual Exchange, Australia | Caribbean
2015: Stranger Lagos - VAN Lagos (2015), Nigerian
2013: Allegheny Regional Film Festival - Audience Choice, United States
2013: Kennedy Centre for Performance Art -Distinguished Achievement by
Performance and Production Ensemble and Distinguished Productions of Devised
Work, United States

Lectures | Teaching
2018: Panel Session,Notions of identity - Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria
2018: Artist Talk, Convening in the Commons - Queens Museum, United States
2018: Artist Talk, Performance Studies Department - NYU, United States
2017: Teaching Artist Rue14 Studios, Nigeria
2017: Artist Presentation, Khoj Artist Association, India
2017: Devised Theatre Project, Magodo Forced Relocation, Nigeria
2017: Artist Presentation, Legacy, Nigeria
2016: Artist Talk - Galarie Wedding, Germany
2016: African Artist Foundation Meet the Maker; New Contemporaries - Performance Art, Nigeria
2016: Savvy Contemporary Colonial Neighbours Devised Theatre Project, Germany
2016: Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik - Artist Presentation, Germany
2016: Rue14 Studio - Performance Coach/ Director, Nigeria
2016: EKO Lab - Featured Artist, Nigeria
2015-2016: Curatorial Assistant/ Project administrator, The Osh Gallery
2015-2016: iOpenEye TRUE TALK NAIJA! Performance coach, Nigeria
2015: Bystander Awareness Training- CCHUB iOpenEye, Nigeria
2015: UR4 Africa - Performance Art Lecture, Nigeria
2012- 2013: Peer Advisor - Theatre and Community; Allegheny College

BIO

Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola is a trans-disciplinary artist working primarily in time based art, interactivity and performance. Her work focuses on the intersections of race, gender, and ethnicity.

Along with her artistic practice, Aderemi-Ibitola also works as a devised theatre practitioner, performance studies scholar and teaching artist. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, she immigrated to the United States in 2000. She returned to the Nigeria in 2014.

Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola earned her Masters in Performances Studies from Tisch School of the Performing Arts, New York University and holds a Bachelors in Communication Arts with a focus in Television/Film Production and a minor in Political Science.

SELECTED PRESS

This Day: Aderemi-Ibitola’s Path to Self-Discovery
NY Times: Lagos, City of Hustle, Builds an Art ‘Ecosystem’
Vogue UK: Why Lagos Is West Africa’s Capital Of Culture
India Today: Fugee Nation
Let’s Be Brief: Award-Winning Artist Talks Performance, Blackness and Time Based Mediums
Nataal: Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola- In Conversation; HOT LIST 2017
Y Naija: The Top 10 Revelations of The Year
The Art Momentum: Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola, Digital Art Innovator
Omenka Online: Donning Stereotypes of Blackness
The Guardian: ‘I Get Inspiration From Everything and Anything Around Me’ ; Winner of Art X Prize with Access Emerges