PARTICIPANT / Tito Aderemi-Ibitola

  • Name Tito Aderemi-Ibitola
  • Country Nigeria

Date of Birth: January 21, 1993
Contact:  website: Email: Instagram: @bolatito.aderemi.ibitola

Education History:
Tisch School of The Arts, New York University: MA Performance Studies
Allegheny College: BA Communication Arts – Television/Film Production; Political Science

Exhibition | Performances | Prizes:
2020: Resident Artist, La Manutention – Residency, Palais de Tokyo, France
2020: Exhibiting Artist, Arebyte Gallery- Powerplay Exhibition, Zimbabwe | United Kingdom
2019: Exhibiting Artist, Art Summit, Nigeria
2019: Exhibiting Artist, Charlie Wote – Street Art Festival, Ghana
2019: Resident Artist, Gasworks, United Kingdom
2019: Resident Artist, crazinisT artisT – Performance Artist Residency (pAIR), Ghana
2018: Exhibiting Artist, Digital Instillation, Art X Lagos, Nigeria
2018: Winner, Art X Prize, Art X Lagos, 2018, Nigeria
2018: Exhibiting Artist, Theatre Performance – Resident artist, Festival Theaterformen, Germany
2018: Exhibiting Artist, Video Exhibition, Videoex Festival, Switzerland
2018: Artist, Performance, La, Republique, France
2017: Resident Artist, The World Next Door – Residency, Khoj Artist Association, India
2017: Exhibiting Artist, Performance, Lagos Biennale, Nigeria
2017: Artist, Performance, Lead Devisor/ Producer, Rue14 Studios | Bogobari, Nigeria
2017: Selected Artist, Video Exhibition, DIY Cultures, United Kingdom
2017: Exhibiting Artist, Video Exhibition, Hot Spot Lagos | Goethe, Nigeria
2017: Artist, [a]FA Lagos Legacy lab -Austrian School of Applied Arts| Legacy Lagos, Nigeria
2016: Winner, Short List, African Center – AIR Leading/Emerging Artist, Africa
2016: Winner, Artist-Curator Lagos-Berlin Exchange, Nigeria
2016: Artist, Devised Theatre Production, Savvy Contemporary, Germany
2016: Exhibiting Artist, Gallerie Wedding Resident Artist (Video Installation), Germany
2016: Resident Artist, Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik Openhaus, Germany
2016: Resident Artist, Savvy Contemporary/ Gallerie Wedding, Germany
2016: Exhibiting Artist, Video Exhibition, Life In My City Exhibition, Spain
2016: Performer/ Project Coordinator, Performance, International Women’s Day Celebration – Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria
2016:True Talk Naija, iOpen Eye, Lagos Theatre Festival, Nigeria
2016: Selected Artist, Video Exhibition, Boda Boda Lounge, South Africa | Congo – DRC
2016: Artist, Performance, African Artist Foundation, Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria
2016: Exhibiting Artist, Videonale CCA Lagos, Nigeria
2015: Winner, InShort Lagos Film Festival, Nigeria
2015: Selected Artist, Art 21 Platform Exhibition, Nigeria
2015: Artist, White Space Black Tears Solo Exhibition, Nigeria
2015: Artist, WhiteSpace – Live Performance, Nigeria 2015: Goethe Institue Lagos Photo Party, Nigeria
2015: Artist, Molue Museum of Contemporary Art – Talk Ya Mind, Nigeria
2015: Exhibiting Artists, TransAtlantic Visual Exchange, Australia | Caribbean
2015: Exhibiting Artist, Stranger Lagos – VAN Lagos, Nigerian
2013: Winner, Allegheny Regional Film Festival – Audience Choice, United States
2013: Winner, Kennedy Centre for Performance Art -Distinguished Achievement by Performance and Production Ensemble and Distinguished Productions of Devised Work, United States

Lectures | Teaching | Talks
2019: Devised Theatre Workshop- Art Assassins, London, United Kingdom
2019: Artist Talk, pAIR, Ghana
2018: Panel Session, Notions of Identity – Lagos Photo Festival, Nigeria
2018: Artist Talk, Convening in the Commons – Queens Museum, United States
2018: Artist Talk, Performance Studies Department – NYU, United States
2017: Teaching Artist Rue14 Studios, Nigeria
2017: Artist Presentation, Khoj Artist Association, India
2017: Devised Theatre Project, Magodo Forced Relocation, Nigeria
2017: Artist Presentation, Legacy1995, Nigeria
2016: Artist Talk – Galarie Wedding, Germany
2016: African Artist Foundation Meet the Maker; New Contemporaries – Performance Art, Nigeria
2016: Savvy Contemporary Colonial Neighbours Devised Theatre Project, Germany
2016: Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik – Artist Presentation, Germany
2016: Rue14 Studio – Performance Coach/ Director, Nigeria
2016: EKO Lab – Featured Artist, Nigeria
2015-2016: Curatorial Assistant/ Project administrator, The Osh Gallery
2015-2016: iOpenEye TRUE TALK NAIJA! Performance coach, Nigeria
2015: Bystander Awareness Training- CCHUB iOpenEye, Nigeria
2015: UR4 Africa – Performance Art Lecture, Nigeria
2012- 2013: Peer Advisor – Theatre and Community; Allegheny College


Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola is a trans-disciplinary artist working primarily in time based art, interactivity and performance. Her work focuses on the intersections of race, gender, and ethnicity.

Along with her artistic practice, Aderemi-Ibitola also works as a devised theatre practitioner, performance studies scholar and teaching artist.

.Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola earned her Masters in Performances Studies from Tisch School of the Performing Arts, New York University and holds a Bachelors in Communication Arts with a focus in Television/Film Production and a minor in Political Science. (ext.)

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