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New Media Student Juried Exhibition Opening Reception and Keynote Address by Ayodamola Tanimowo Okunseinde


Owen Hall 102

March 31, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Visiting lecturer and New York-based new media artist Ayodamola Tanimowo Okunseinde will offer a keynote address for the opening reception of the 2023 New Media Student Juried Exhibition at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31 in Owen Hall, room 102.

Following Okunseinde’s keynote, the exhibition’s opening reception will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the New Media Gallery in Owen Hall.

Okunseinde, also known as ayo, is a Nigerian-American artist, designer and anthropologist living and working in New York. His works range from painting and speculative design to physically interactive works and wearable technology. His residency participation includes ITP’s S.I.R., IDEO’s Fortnight, The Laundromat Project and Eyebeam, and he has exhibited and presented at the 11th Shanghai Biennale, Tribeca Storyscapes and EYEO Festival, among others. He is the co-founder and director of the Iyapo Repository, a resource library that houses a collection of digital and physical artifacts created to affirm and project the future of people of African descent.


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March 31, 2023
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Department of New Media
828 251 6291


Owen Hall 102