Track Record

Curriculum Vitae for Invisible Borders Trans-African Photographers Organisation


November 2009: 1st edition of the Invisible Borders Road Trip from Lagos – Bamako and a presentation at the 8th Biennale of the Bamako Photography Encounters.

May/June 2010: 2nd Edition of the Invisible Borders Road Trip from Lagos – Dakar

November 2010: Conference at Presentation at Ecowas Centre Abuja Funded by Heinrich Boll

October – December 2010: Invisible Borders exhibition at Bern Museum in Switzerland

December 2010: Invisible Borders Exhibition at the world Festival of Black Arts, Dakar, Senegal

December 2010: Invisible Borders Presentation at the 1st Addis Ababa Foto Fest. Ethiopia

April 2011:  Invisible Borders Presentation at Savvy Art Contemporary, Berlin, Germany.

October – November 2011: 3rd Edition of the Invisible Borders Road Trip from Lagos to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

February – April 2012: Invisible Borders exhibition and conference at the New Museum of New York, USA.

August – October 2012: 4th edition of the Invisible Borders Road Trip from Lagos – Libreville (Gabon).

October 2012: Invisible Borders presentation at Creative Time summit, New York

November 2012: Invisible Borders Exhibition Biennale Benin (Republic of Benin)


Publications in magazines (Selected):

Jeune Afrique (France)

New York Times

Arise Magazine (UK/Nigeria)

Wakabout (Nigeria)

City Scapes (South Africa)

Kaleidoscope (Italy)

Jeu de Pomme (France)

BBC Radio (UK)

Air Brussels In-Flight Magazine

Numerous Local Nigerian Newspapers (Punch, Guardian, Comet, Vanguard, etc)




Institut Français Prize for Out Standing Project in the Biennale Benin in Cotonou (Republic  of Benin) 2012.


Grants and Partners:


Canon Europe

Arts Collaboratory (the Netherlands)

Prince Claus Fund (The Netherlands)

Institut Français (France)

Institut Francais (Tchad)

Goethe Insitut (Sudan)

Desta For Africa Creative Company (Ethiopia)

Africa Union

European Union (Ethiopia)

Arts Move Africa

New Museum of New York

Nigerian Embassy Ethiopia

Aluko & Oyebode Chambers (Nigeria)

Heinrich Boll Foundation (Nigeria)

GIZ (Ethiopia)

Doual’Art  (Cameroun)


Some Figures:


Countries reached through the Invisible Borders project (collaborations with artist/ art institutions) as at 2012:

Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Fasso , Republic of Benin, Mali, Senegal, Tchad, Cameroun, Sudan, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Mozambique, South Africa, Gabon,  Germany, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland,  Italy,  United kingdom, Belguim, USA


Artist reached through the IB project (participations and collaborations) in Africa as at 2012:

65 Artists


Number of followers on Facebook as at January 2013:



Number of Newsletter subscribers as at 2012:

1,100 subscribers.


Number of visit to website and blog for 2012:



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