Gold Akanbi

Gold is a neurodiverse, British-Nigerian, multidisciplinary artist. She works from a foundation of intersectionality. Her work mainly focuses on Afro-futurism, Traditional African spirituality, the Black body and the physical land it is indigenous to. Her practice also considers neurodiversity and the neurological perception of reality, as well as sensory stimulation and sensory overload.

Having previously graduated with a 1st class from Liverpool John Moores University and recently completing an MFA at Oxford University: Ruskin School of Art, for which she was awarded a scholarship by The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust for outstanding craftsmanship and its continuous development. Gold hopes to pursue a PhD that will further her research into concepts of identity, indigenous healing, and alternative ways of living and survival.


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