Boluwatife Oyediran

Biography

Boluwatife finds inspiration from the realism of Kehinde Wiley and the surrealist landscape of Rene Magritte, and the racial politics and mythology of Harmonia Rosales.

Boluwatife Oyediran (b. 1997) is a Nigerian-based emerging artist; his works focus on the visual representation of the beauty inherent within the heritage of black identity and the dilemma that accompanies being black.


He completed his studies at Emmanuel Alayande College of Education in 2016, where he focused on Fine and Applied Arts. He had focused in English Literature; within his studies. Boluwatife finds inspiration from the realism of Kehinde Wiley and the surrealist landscape of Rene Magritte, and the racial politics and mythology of Harmonia Rosales. He is currently the first Visiting Fellow from Nigeria at the Noldor Residency for the 2021
year.

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