B. 1984

Folakunle Oshun is an artist and curator from Lagos, Nigeria. His practice in sculpture engages the relativity of forms and the mapping of orbits and unorthodox spaces. 


He holds a Bachelor's degree in Visual Arts with a major in Sculpture (2007) and a Master's degree in Art History (2012) from the University of Lagos. In 2017, Folakunle founded the Lagos Biennial, a platform for critical dialogue and the development of contemporary art in Africa.


He was selected as the winner and first recipient of the Curator in residence grant by the Potsdam City Council, Brandenburg, Germany (2017/2018). He is currently a visiting Curator at the Pinakothek der Moderne museum in Munich.