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The North American version of my 2012 novel Farad, is available in a new edition as The Sound of Things to Come (The Mantle, New York). An insightful review is here, and here I talk about my writing process while at work on the book.


Some News / Recent Work


RESIDENCIES: Kimmel Harding Center for the Arts, Nebraska (January 30 – February 24, 2017); Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, Wyoming (March 15 – April 13, 2017); Writers OMI/Ledig House, New York (May 5 – June 2, 2017).


— For the first Nigeria Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, I am the associate curator. The exhibition is titled How About NOW?

— “The Sum of Encounters,” a travelogue for the Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018.

— “My Life as a Wave.” Photographs & a short essay (on itinerancy, unsheltered life, etc.) for the latest issue of Open Space, guest-edited by ARTS.BLACK.

— “Here Comes the Stranger.” On The Stranger’s Notebook by Dawit L. Petros at the Kansas City Art Institute. Click on the “Essay” tab.

— The essays I contributed in 2016 to The Trans-African, mostly on photographs taken in Nigeria, have been collected here.