Modupeola Fadugba is a multimedia artist working in painting, drawing, and socially engaged installation. With a background in engineering, education and economics, and as a self-taught artist, she comfortably inhabits the nexus of many disciplines. Her works explore cultural identity, social justice, game theory, and the art world within the socio-political landscape of Nigeria and our greater global economy. Her peripatetic life experiences have fused into a diverse and unique perspective which manifests in her work. Fadugba’s artworks explore cultural identity, social justice, game theory and the art world within the socio-political landscape of Nigeria and our greater global economy.
Dreams From The Deep End, a documentary produced by Fadugba that explores unity through powerful Black figures together in water, recently won a New York Emmy Award. The People's Algorithm - a game installation that fosters debate about how to improve Nigeria's education system - was awarded El Anatsui's Outstanding Production Prize and a 2016 Dakar Biennale Grand Prize from Senegal's Minister of Communication. Selected solo exhibitions include The Artist’s Algorithm: Why Nations Win, Alara Concept Store, Lagos, Nigeria (2021); Dreams from the Deep End, Gallery 1957, Accra, Ghana (2018); Prayers, Players & Swimmers, Cité des Arts, Paris, France (2017); Synchronised Swimming & Drowning, London, UK (2017); Heads Up, Keep Swimming, SMO Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria (2017) and Like Play, Like Play, Dakar, Senegal (2016). 
Selected group exhibitions include Seen and Being Seen, Praise Shadows Art Gallery, Brookline (2021); Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Burlington House, London, UK (2017); Afriques Capitales, Gare Saint Sauveur, Lille, France (2017); Design is the Personality of an Idea, Ford Foundation & African Artists Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria (2015) and Art/Energy, Red Door, London, UK (2015). Fadugba has participated in the following fairs Art Dubai; 1-54, Contemporary African Art; SS17, ART X Lagos and 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair. Her works are included in notable collections such as Minneapolis Institute of Art; Smithsonian Institute of African Art; Tiroche Collection and Sindika Dokolo Foundation. 
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