Jelili Atiku
  • Lagos, Nigeria
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Call for Participation

Started May 12, 2013 0 Replies

I am seeking volunteers to participate in my upcoming performance; titled “Red Day” (In The Red Series #17). It is a performance in public space and it will take place in July 2014 in Sweden. Kindly…Continue

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Jelili Atiku is now friends with Fiatsi Va-Bene Elikem and Rie Hovmann Rasmussen
Nov 23, 2014
Jelili Atiku posted a blog post

Performance with Me: Boko Haram

Dear friends and artists,I want to seize this opportunity to solicit your participation in my upcoming performance titled, Kill Not This Country (Maanifesito II). The performance will take place on Thursday February 5, 2015 at The Gallery and the environs of Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The performance is based on the activities of Boko Haram.As you may be aware, since 2009, Boko Haram, a diffuse terrorist group in Nigeria has been creating horror, terror…See More
Nov 23, 2014
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Eleniyan (In The Red Series #13)

"this was real outstanding performance. the walk and travel of pain and denial of human rights, the red seems to create that  blurry blood shed and suffrage of human existence in dictatorship. Atiku more greese to your elbow"
May 31, 2014
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Jun 9, 2013
Jelili Atiku's blog post was featured

Our Bodies Do #1 - Workshop on Performance/Live Art - June 22 – 29, 2013

AFiRIperFOMA in collaboration with Alle School of Fine Art and Design, Addis Ababa University (AAU) is organisining a performance workshop in Addis Ababa. The workshop titled, Our Bodies Do will appropriate the use of body as vehicle of visual expression. It will bring together visual artists from Eastern Africa countries,…See More
Jun 1, 2013
Caden Manson (Network Curator) liked Jelili Atiku's discussion Call for Participation
May 25, 2013
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May 21, 2013
Jelili Atiku posted a blog post

Our Bodies Do #1 - Workshop on Performance/Live Art - June 22 – 29, 2013

AFiRIperFOMA in collaboration with Alle School of Fine Art and Design, Addis Ababa University (AAU) is organisining a performance workshop in Addis Ababa. The workshop titled, Our Bodies Do will appropriate the use of body as vehicle of visual expression. It will bring together visual artists from Eastern Africa countries,…See More
May 21, 2013
Jelili Atiku left a comment for Michelle Mattiuzzi
"Thanks Michelle for interest. I am happy to be your friend here."
May 21, 2013
Jelili Atiku left a comment for Michelle Mattiuzzi
"Thanks Michelle Mattiuzzi for your interest. I am happy to be your friend here."
May 21, 2013
Jelili Atiku and Michelle Mattiuzzi are now friends
May 21, 2013
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May 21, 2013
Jelili Atiku's photo was featured

Eleniyan (In The Red Series #13)

Performance at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 2012. Photo by Micheal Omadi.
May 16, 2013
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May 12, 2013
Jelili Atiku posted a discussion

Call for Participation

I am seeking volunteers to participate in my upcoming performance; titled “Red Day” (In The Red Series #17). It is a performance in public space and it will take place in July 2014 in Sweden. Kindly contact me if you are interested in participating or you know who may have the interest. Visit www.intheredperformance.webs.com for detail on the project.  See More
May 12, 2013
Jelili Atiku posted a status
"A call to participate in Red Day at Sweden in June, 2014. For detail on the project, contact: www.intheredperformance.webs.com"
May 11, 2013

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Jelili Atiku is a Nigerian multimedia artist with political concerns for human rights and justice. Through drawing, installation sculpture, photography, video and performance (live art); he strives to help viewers understand the world and expanding their understanding and experiences, so that they can activate and renew their lives and environments.

For over decade, Jelili has put his art at service of the prevailing concerns of our times; especially those issues that threatening our collective existence and the sustenance of our universe. The contents of these concerns ranging from psychosocial and emotional effects of the traumatic events such violence, war, poverty, corruption, climate change, etc., that associated with our warring world have dominate his artistic forms.

Born in 27th September, 1968 in Ejigbo (Lagos), Nigeria, Jelili was trained at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and University of Lagos, Nigeria – Where he was awarded Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) and Master of Arts (Visual Arts) respectively. He presently teaches sculpture in Department of Art and Industrial Design, Lagos State Polytechnic, Lagos, Nigeria. He is the project leader of ArtAfrica Nigeria; the artistic Director of AFiRIperFOMA – a collective of performance artists in Africa; and Chief Coordinator of Advocate for Human Rights Through Art (AHRA).

Jelili has travelled widely and participated in numerous performances/exhibitions/talks in Lagos (Nigeria), Tokyo (Japan), Paris (France), Berlin (Germany), Madrid (Spain); Malmo, Copenhagen and Jarna (Sweden); London, Wales, Manchester, Scarborough, York (United Kingdom); Casablanca (Morocco), Accra (Ghana), Harare (Zimbabwe), Limbe and Yaoundé (Cameroun, Kampala, Uganda, etc.
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Performance with Me: Boko Haram

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 2:05am 0 Comments

Dear friends and artists,

I want to seize this opportunity to solicit your participation in my upcoming performance titled, Kill Not This Country (Maanifesito II). The performance will take place on Thursday February 5, 2015 at The Gallery and the environs of Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. The performance is based on the activities of Boko Haram.

As you may be aware, since 2009, Boko Haram, a diffuse terrorist group in…

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Our Bodies Do #1 - Workshop on Performance/Live Art - June 22 – 29, 2013

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments

AFiRIperFOMA in collaboration with Alle School of Fine Art and Design, Addis Ababa University (AAU) is organisining a performance workshop in Addis Ababa. The workshop titled, Our Bodies Do will appropriate the use of body as vehicle of visual expression. It…

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