MONILOLA OLAYEMI  ILUPEJU


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EDUCATION


2018 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2018 BFA with distinction New York University, New York, USA  
          Studio Art (Honours Studio), Social and Cultural Analysis

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2020  Hands Full of Air, Galerie im Turm, Berlin, Germany
2020  Eve of Intuition, The Institute for Endotic Research (TIER), Berlin, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2022  non playable charachter, The Farest X The School for Curatorial Studies, Venice, Italy
2021    Let experiments become attitude, The Fairest x Direkte Auktion, Berlin, Germany
2021   my whole body transformed into something else, Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 
2020  WEITERTRAGEN, HVW8 Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2020  where will i be buried?, Flux Factory, New York, USA
2019   ENTF, Bark K Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2019   Queer Intimacy and States of Emotion, Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA
2019   Migrant Mothers, Cunsthaus-Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL
2018   From the Cradle to the Boat, C24 Gallery, New York City, USA
2018   Dia: B acon, Commons Gallery, New York City, USA
2018   Do you begin where I end?, Two Person Exhibition,  80WSE Gallery, New York City, USA
2017   Transmissions, Protein Studios, London, UK
2017   tuck me in, Commons Gallery, New York, USA
2017   Panning to Public, 80WSE Gallery, New York, USA
2017   Juxtapositions, Commons Gallery, New York, USA

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


2022  Earnestly, Archive Books, Milan, Italy {forthcoming}


SELECTED PERFORMANCES


2022  “Milli’s Ghost” in collaboration with Natasha A. Kelly at I AM MILLI,  Hase29, Osnabrück,Germany
2020  “Wayward Dust” at the Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin x Decolonize Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2020  “PACER” at SPACED OUT x PSM Gallery, Brandenburg, Germany
2019   “PACER” at Why Do You Fly From Me? Listenings in the Echo Chamber, SAVVY  Contemporary, Berlin Germany
2019   “My Mourning Routine 2019” at Innocence, PS120 Berlin, Germany
2019  “Eat Your Calf” at Affect/Effect: Performance Prosthesis, transmediale & CTM 2019 x SomoS, Berlin, Germany

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, AND LECTURES


2022 Artistic Talk, A Day in Ha(a)rlem, The Art of Critique Series, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NE
2022 The Impact of Social Practice, The British Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2022 Book Presentation: Earnestly, Galerie Wedding, Berlin, Germany
2022 Special Tour with Monilola Olayemi Ilupeju of the exhibition “Zanele Muholi”, Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
2021  Reading the Body: A Performative Writing Workshop, Somatic Charting, The Institute for Endotic Research (TIER), Berlin, Germany
2021  Workshop: Transatlantic Synergies: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Culture of Remembrance (DAICOR), Cultural Vistas x  Dekoloniale, Berlin, Germany
2020 2-Day Workshop, COOP study group: Performing the Living ))((Living the Performing w/ Akinbode Akinbiyi & Arlette-Louise Ndakoze, Dutch Art Institute x Sonsbeek 2020, Arnhem, Netherlands
2019  Untold (Hi)stories, M. Embassy x HFBK University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2019  Artist Talk & Class Visit, New York University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2019  Collectivity, Collaboration, Cooperation, Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, Karlsruhe, Germany
2019  The more I study my Body, the less I care for nature, Assembly Room, NYC
2019  Politics of Love #5: Accountability / Verantwortung, Sophiensaele, Berlin, Germany

RESIDENCIES


2022 Cashmere Radio, Cashmere Radio Basisförderung Residency, Berlin, Germany
2019  Performance Intensive, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
2017  Currents Residency, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

HONOURS & AWARDS


2018  Skowhegan Fellowship Full Grant
2018  New York University Artistic Practice Award
2017  New York University Artistic Practice Award
2017  New York University Senior Honors Studio, Exhibition and Thesis
2017  Dina Wind Grant for Artists Working in Video, Sculpture or Assemblage
2014  Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship
2014  Harry Redlich Essay Scholarship 1st Place

CURATORIAL



2022 The Impact of Social Practice, Venice Art Biennale, British Council x Therme Art, Venice Italy
2021 From Non-Extractive to Regenerative Architectures: Growing a Symbiotic City, Venice Architecture Biennale, VAC Foundation x Therme Art, Venice, Italy
2019 I am not on the Blacklist with Hyoung-Min Kim and Gabriel Galindez Cruz, SAVVY Contemporary x Tanzfabrik Open Studios, Berlin, Germany