MONILOLA OLAYEMI ILUPEJU


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EDUCATION


2018 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2018 BFA New York University, Summa Cum Laude, New York, NY 
          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


2021   my whole body transformed into something else, Stevenson Gallery, Capetown,   South Africa {forthcoming}
2020  WEITERTRAGEN, HVW8 Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2020  where will i be buried?, Flux Factory, New York City, 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 City, USA
2017   Panning to Public, 80WSE Gallery, New York City, USA
2017   Juxtapositions, Commons Gallery, New York City, USA

SELECTED PERFORMANCES


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

RESIDENCIES


2019  Performance Intensive, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
2017  Currents Residency, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

CURATORIAL


2019  I am not on the Blacklist with Hyoung-Min Kim and Gabriel Galindez Cruz, SAVVY Contemporary x Tanzfabrik Open Studios, Berlin, Germany
2019  Trans-Blau, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

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

PANELS, WORKSHOPS, AND LECTURES


2021  2-Day Performative Reading Group, Somatic Charting, The Institute for      Endotic Research (TIER), Berlin, Germany {forthcoming}
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