Tayo Adekunle

Tayo Adekunle

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Tayo Adekunle

Tayo Adekunle

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A photographer and artist based in London. I work a lot with portraiture and am looking for stylists, designers and other creatives to collaborate and work with! Available for photography shoots and assisting
Projects
  • Reclamation of the Exposition
    Reclamation of the ExpositionSelf-portrait project which explores the commodification, fetishization and sexualisation of the black female body, specifically through the human displays in colonial expositions in the 18th and 19th centuries. The work is influenced by ethnographic photographs which were circulated as pornography. Using self-portraiture and digital collage whilst drawing from Prince Roland Napoleon Bonaparte’s photographic collection ‘Boschimans et Hottentot’, the works combine the contemporary with historic
Work history
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    Commissioned ArtistThe University of Edinburgh
     - Edinburgh, United KingdomFreelance
    I was commissioned to create a piece of artwork for a digital exhibition for the Anatomical Museum's Phrenology Collection at the University of Edinburgh. It involved researching the collection's archives and the history involved with the artefacts. I led the shoot and presented the final work for the exhibition. https://exhibitions.ed.ac.uk/exhibitions/mind-shift/fitting-the-character
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    Marketing AssistantJe Joue
     - London, United KingdomPart Time
    Acting as an In-house photographer, designer and content creator I led creative campaigns and shoots from idea stages to completion. I also created BTS content and designed product packaging
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Skills
  • Art
  • Drawing
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Studio Lighting
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Editorial Photography
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Portrait Photography
Education
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    PhotographyUniversity of Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art
     - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Awards
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    The Degree Show Purchase PrizeThe University of Edinburgh
    Two pieces from my degree show and my digital proposal for my degree show were bought by the University of Edinburgh and added to their Arts Collections