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(from left to right: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (right) and Justine Simons, London’s Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries; Artist, Yinka Shonibare (left) and Justine Simons, London’s Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries at the launch of London Creates, October 11, 2023. Photo: Belinda Jiao/PA Wire

(from left to right: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (right) and Justine Simons, London’s Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries;

Artist, Yinka Shonibare (left) and Justine Simons, London’s Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries at the launch of London Creates,

October 11, 2023. Photo: Belinda Jiao/PA Wire

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Artist: Yinka Shonibare CBE
Title: Flower Kid (Girl)
Date: 2022
Dimensions: Sculpture (including baseplate): 134.5 x 107 x 60cm (HxWxD)
Medium: Fibreglass mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, globe, brass, steel baseplate, painted fibreglass, wire, and silk.

Photographer credit, image courtesy: Courtesy the artist and Goodman Gallery, London, Photographer: Stephen White & Co. Copyright Yinka Shonibare CBE.

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Exterior of Tiwani Contemporary, 24 Cork Street (architectural render). ©MATHESON WHITELEY

Across both the Lagos and London gallery sites, Tiwani Contemporary produces between 10-12 exhibitions per year. Since 2022, it has also supported its artists to participate in the Guest Artists Space Foundation (G.A.S.) residency programme, founded by artist Yinka Shonibare CBE RA. Tiwani contributes to the arts ecosystem in Lagos through its programme of exhibitions, talks and publications, the latter produced with the support of the A.G. Leventis Foundation, creating opportunities for local students and emerging practitioners to experience international contemporary art in a Nigerian context.

Tiwani Contemporary participates in international art fairs that have included: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Frieze London, New York, and Los Angeles, Art X Lagos, and Art Basel Miami Beach. Works by Tiwani’s roster of artists can be found in the collections of Tate Gallery, London, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, The Government Art Collection, UK, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée du quai Branly, Paris, and MoMA New York, as well as many other globally renowned institutions.

Represented artists: Virginia Chihota, Theo Eshetu, Mary Evans, Miranda Forrester, Andrew Pierre Hart, Alicia Henry, Délio Jasse, Joy Labinjo, Gareth Nyandoro, Dawit L Petros, Emma Prempeh, Umar Rashid, Leo Robinson, Robel Temesgen, Joseph Olisameka Wilson.

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