Oroma Elewa is a Nigerian-born American visual and performance artist, writer, and creative director living and working between New York and Lagos. With a varied practice encompassing performance art and film, digital media, photography, installation, drawing, and writing, Elewa?s work explores socio-cultural constructs that inform transnational African cosmopolitan identity and black female experience, thought, and expression

Recent group exhibitions of Elewa?s work include Burned Out at Le 18 in Marrakech, curated by Yvon Lange and Leila Hilda for the 5th DABAPHOTO in Morocco in 2019; Togethering, curated by artist Otobong Nkanga at In Situ ? Fabienne Leclerc, Paris in 2022; artgenève 2022 in Geneva, presented by In Situ ? Fabienne Leclerc; Currency at the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg in 2022 curated by Koyo Kouoh, Gabriella Beckhurst Feijoo, Rasha Salti and Oluremi C. Onabanjo for the 8th Triennial of Photography in Hamburg, Germany; Paris Par, Art Basel Paris in 2022 presented by In Situ ? Fabienne Leclerc and Artissima 2022 in Turin, Italy where she won the Tosetti Value Prize for Photography.



Solo shows :


Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris, France

Group exhibitions :


Currency: Photography Beyond Capture, 8th edition of the Triennial of Photography Hamburg, Hamburg, DE
Togethering, featuring Oroma Elewa, Bill Kouélany, Obi Okigbo, Adeola Olagunju, Galerie In Situ - fabienne leclerc, Grand Paris

Awards :

Tosetti Value Prize, Artissima 2022, Turin, IT