London

Ibrahim Bamidele
Lives & Works in Lagos, Nigeria
Ibrahim H. Bamidele is a multimedia artist known for his captivating fusion of photography and painting. He began his artistic journey as an apprentice at Talents Art Kingdom and later received formal training at Yaba College of Technology. With passion underpinning his artistic approach, Bamidele draws inspiration from his immediate environment and personal experiences to create striking compositions that explore pertinent political, religious, and societal themes. Using Ankara fabrics, newsprint, and innovative brushless techniques, Bamidele infuses intense dark skin tones into his artwork, resulting in visually captivating and emotionally evocative pieces. Bamidele's impressive career includes participation in group exhibitions both locally and internationally. Notable shows include "A Roomful of Stories" at The Kokopelli Gallery in Lagos, 2021, "Bridges to the West" at Art Times Gallery in the United Kingdom, 2020, and "Form Feminee" at Thought Pyramid in Lagos, 2019. Ibrahim Bamidele will be presented by The African Art Hub.

Ibrahim Bamidele, In My Mother's Apparel, 2020, Fabric and acrylic on canvas, 106 x 91 cm. Courtesy of TAAH.

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