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The Neon Museum Presents Victor Ehikhamenor Artist Talk
November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join The Neon Museum’s 2020 Artist in Residence, acclaimed visual artist and writer Victor Ehikhamenor for a Zoom platform Artist Talk on November 5, 2020 at 12 p.m. (PST), / 3 p.m. (EST).
Free, limited capacity. Register now to learn about the artist’s previous projects and plans for his community-inspired installation while based at The Neon Museum’s Ne10 Studio from November 9 through December 18, 2020. Q&A included!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Victor Ehikhamenor is a Nigerian-American artist, photographer and writer. He has been prolific in producing abstract, symbolic and politically motivated works. A 2016 Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow, Ehikhamenor was one of three artists to represent Nigeria at the first Nigerian Pavilion in the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017. His work has been featured in numerous biennales, including the 5th Mediations Biennale in Poznan, Poland (2016) and the Biennale Jogja XIII, Indonesia (2015), and exhibited in London, Lagos and Washington D.C.
As a writer, he has published both fiction and critical essays with academic journals, mainstream magazines and newspapers around the world including New York Times, BBC, CNN Online, Washington Post, AGNI and Wasafiri. He is the founder of Angels and Muse, a thought laboratory dedicated to the promotion and development of contemporary African art. Ehikhamenor received his MFA from the University of Maryland, College Park. He maintains a studio in Lagos, Nigeria and Upper Marlboro, Maryland.