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Artist Talk: Osaretin Ugiagbe

Posted on July 20, 2017, 3:47 pm
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Osaretin Ugiagbe will discuss the work on view in his exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center, Unbelonging. Moderated by Stephanie Baptist.

In Unbelonging, the photos of Nigerian-born photographer Ugiagbe document the beauty and sorrows witnessed during a life split between the surging Bronx streets and the half-built flyovers of Lagos, Nigeria. Curated and produced by Cynthia Rivera and Mike Kamber.

 

About

Osaretin Ugiagbe was born in Nigeria in 1986 and moved to Bronx in 2002. He has studied fine art and exhibited his paintings which have strongly in influenced his black and white street photography. Much of his work focuses on the themes of displacement, identity, and belonging.

Stephanie Baptist is an independent cultural producer, curator, and editor. She lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn where she founded the contemporary art gallery and project space, Medium Tings.

The event will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at:

Bronx Documentary Center
614 Courtlandt Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451

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