In A Countervailing Theory, her current exhibition at the Barbican Centre, Ojih Odutola’s alternative histories take on a more epic, mythic scale.
When it comes to the word “diversity,” what are we really referring to?
I made a spreadsheet to find out what the participants in the Whitney Biennial have in common.
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.
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.