A Sum of Encounters is yearlong web publication developed with support from the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program, with a focus on the lives of Nigerian artists—I’ve written about Nengi Omuku, Abraham Oghobase, Qudus Onikeku, Rahima Gambo, Victor Ehikhamenor, Akinbode Akinbiyi, Sokari Ekine, Okwui Okpokwasili. Subscribe to my mailing list for updates.





  • The short reflective essays I wrote for Invisible Borders in 2014 and 2016 while traveling across African countries can be found on the Invisible Borders website. Also, “Trans-Wander,” (2013) an essay on travel and imagined romance. (In Another Africaa review of the essay by Moses Serubiri.) 
  • As writer-in-residence for Platform 2015: Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets, I wrote weekly essays on the workshops, performances, and dance events.
  • Essays on historical and contemporary photographs from, in, and around Nigeria, in The Trans-African. (2016)
  • Until 2015, I kept a blog on this site.