Leo Asemota

Born 1967 in Nigeria
Based in London, UK

Leo Asemota

Leo Asemota in his London studio, his favourite place in the UK

Leo Asemota arrived in London in 1997. His work incorporates video, photography, drawing, object making and ready-mades. Employing highly conceptual strategies, Asemota explores how notions of self-representation can be articulated through the properties of materials and objects, their historical relevance and purpose in ritual.

Click here for Asemota’s 2005 dialogue with Nigeria-based artist ‘Muyiwa Osifuye.