April/May 2024


The Perfect Target

Bobrisky’s swift descent from social prominence to the confines of Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison is a stark reminder that no amount of wealth or status can fully insulate LGBTQ+ individuals from the pervasive forces of transphobia and homophobia in Nigeria.
Yinka Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare and the Case for Nigeria at the Venice Biennale

Through Yinka Shonibare CBE RA, the Nigeria Pavilion at the 2024 Venice Biennale presents a Nigeria that is more about routes than roots. A Nigeria that diagnoses its struggles with intricately imagined jokes while holding up a mirror to structural violence and broken promises. And a Nigeria that allows its children to return again and again in an ever-expanding array of visions and alternative futures.