A showcase of new work by Ofem Ubi
Guest Artists Space Foundation and Ofem Ubi are pleased to announce The Last Time I Called..., an exhibition of new work by Ofem Ubi developed during his residency. The show brings together a multidisciplinary body of work spanning film, photography and poetry and addresses a series of provocations developed by the artist upon his selection for the programme.
Ofem has used the residency period to interrogate the possibilities and limitations of his primary mediums of expression, and the ways in which they can be used as immersive and accessible tools for storytelling and the preservation of memories. Ofem's debut accompanying publication is available to purchase now via the button below.
Date: 8th September - 10th September 2022
Time: 10am - 5pm
Location: G.A.S. Foundation, 9B Hakeem Dickson Drive, off T.F Kubuoye Rd, Oniru, Lekki Lagos
The exhibition is free and open to all but it is essential to RSVP. To visit please kindly book a free ticket via the link below.
ABOUT OFEM UBI
Ofem Ubi is a multidisciplinary artist from Nigeria who uses poetry, photography and film to drive conversations and preserve memories. Shortlisted and published in the Deep Dreams Anthology of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (2018), he was also internationally published in the first volume of the INKWELL Journal. His poetry film; Velvet, was selected for the Fringe of Color film festival (2021) meanwhile his film Southpaw was showcased in the inaugural National Arts in Health Week, Nigeria.
Ofem was one of the seven artists selected for the inaugural G.A.S. Fellowship Award announced in February 2022.