In A Countervailing Theory, her current exhibition at the Barbican Centre, Ojih Odutola’s alternative histories take on a more epic, mythic scale.
Toyin Ojih Odutola
How Happy I Am to Have Seen This Little Corner of America in a Museum
When it comes to the word “diversity,” what are we really referring to?
How Do Artists Get Into the Whitney Biennial?
I made a spreadsheet to find out what the participants in the Whitney Biennial have in common.
Drawing Meaning Out of Art with Conversation
The exhibition owes its title to a famous essay by philosopher Édouard Glissant, and it asks some big questions about how artists convey the substance of their art.
The Permanence of Toyin Ojih Odutola’s Invented World
In Ojih Odutola’s conception of the world, its inhabitants never fell — not from divine grace, not from political autonomy, and certainly not from self-regard.