Muyiwa Osifuye (1960) -- Photography
Muyiwa Osifuye was born in Lagos on Jan 6th 1960 and he is based in Nigeria. He attended Igbobi College and Kings College, both in Lagos. He studied Optometry (1984) and also had an MBA-Finance & Marketing (1990) from the University of Benin and University of Lagos, respectively, all in Nigeria.
In 1996, he ventured into the world of photography. In 2002, he completed his training with the New York Institute of Photography, New York, USA.
He has been working in the documentary/art mode and also does commercial assignments especially in aerial photography for the oil and gas industry.
He is also a practising entrepreneur, Optometrist, Interior designer, Video Documentarist, self-publisher/author and a thinker.
2008 : Africa-See You See Me; Program In Africana Studies, New York University, USA.
2007 :‘Imagine art after’ by Index Arts London, Tate Britain, London, U.K.
2007 : Halic University Intl Exhibition of Photography, Istanbul, Turkey
2004 : Benefit Auction exhibition at The Renaissance Society Museum (University of Chicago),USA.
2004 : 5th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea.
2003 : 50th Venice Biennale, Italy 2003.
2002 : Documenta 11,Kassel, Germany, 2002.
2002 : Goethe (German) Institut, Lagos, Nigeria (solo exhibitions)
2008 : Pool of Possibilities: Mapping Currents of the 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, China
2008 : Halic University International Exhibition of Photography Catalogue.
2007 : TATE Guide ('Imagine Art After') pg.10, Oct + Nov 2007.
2006 : Index on Censorship Journal pp.133-139 Vol.35 No 2, 2006 (London).
2005 : Review of the project 'Imagine Art After' Jimmy Magazine (Italy) Issue 1, Dec 2005.
2005 : The Guardian Newspaper of London ('Alchemy of Arts coverage made visual, audible & active') pg. 36, Review of the project 'Imagine art After' by Andrew Dickson, Nov. 26, 2005.
2005 : CAA College Art Journal (New York) Spring Ed.2005.
2005 : 'Photo-expression'- weekly column: Sunday Guardian Newspaper,Nigeria, 2005-7.
2004 : Topic Magazine (topicmag.com in New York), 2004.
2003 : 'Flash Art' Magazine, 2003 (Milan, Italy).
2002 : 'The Berliner Magazine', Berlin, Germany, 2002
2002 : Artnet.com 2002
2002 : 'Springerin', Germany, 2002
2002 : 'The Paletten' (Sweden), 2002
2002 : 'HNA' Newspaper, Kassel, Germany, 2002
2008 : Semi-Finalist at the Hasselblad Masters Competition, Sweden.
2007 : Honorable Mention at the Haliç University 1st International Exhibition Of Photography Competition, Istanbul, Turkey. Nov 2007.
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