Tolu Oshodi
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Tolu Oshodi

Visual ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
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Tolu Oshodi

Visual ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Tolu is a visual artist and performer based in London with a background in Dance and Psychology. Her practice combines movement, photography & film, incorporating art direction & set design. She is part of the London Ballroom Scene as a member of the UK Chapter of the House of Revlon, wherein theoretical interests behind her movement practice are based in black sexual politics, exploration and liberation. She is particularly driven to create emotive work that is rooted in our shared human experience, exploring notions of self, identity, relationships & community. She is interested in developing her work further to create immersive viewing experiences for an audience.
Projects
  • wit(her)
    wit(her)The nostalgia of love symbolised by dry and wilted flowers. Inspired by the act of keeping a bouquet of wilting flowers on display because of a reluctance to dispose of something once beautiful and adorning. In the same way we may hold onto all forms of relationships that no longer serve us in the same capacity
  • Forget Me Knot
    Forget Me KnotA conceptual piece created, directed and shot by Tolu Oshodi exploring romantic love and loss taking its inspiration from the legend of the "Red String of Fate". On their own, ropes are inanimate objects that hold little meaning or significance; they only become functional when a person uses it to tie or hold something together. In the same way a piece of string on its own serves no great purpose but in the context of the red string of fate people are destined to be connected to each other one w
  • Little Pyongyang BTS
    Little Pyongyang BTSJoong-wha Choi, a former soldier in North Korea, lives today with his wife and children in New Malden - the south London suburb that is home to Europe's biggest North Korean population. Despite enjoying the new-found comforts of his British life, he would like to return to his homeland. Joong-wha reflects on both why he left North Korea and the state of his day-to-day life over the course of several months, in a portrait of loss, longing, and the complexities of healing from trauma. Joong-wha’s
  • Futuristic Eclecticism: Photographic Series
    Futuristic Eclecticism: Photographic SeriesFUTURISTIC ECLECTISM BTS PT I - Sheena Brobbey / Art Director @sheenabrobbey https://www.instagram.com/sheenabrobbey/ Shingi Rice / Photographer @bluespit https://www.instagram.com/bluespit/ Felicia Brown / Styling @_feliciabrown_ https://www.instagram.com/_feliciabrown_/ Nancé-Synthiah / HMUA @ifrenchkiss https://www.instagram.com/ifrenchkiss/?hl=en Tytiah Blake / Casting @tytiahblakecasting https://www.instagram.com/tytiahblakecasting/ Sahara @itsheysarah @prm_agency https://www.instagram.c
  • MOO - Introduce Yourself Properly BTS
    MOO - Introduce Yourself Properly BTS
  • "You see, nothing can stop love, Léon" BTS
    "You see, nothing can stop love, Léon" BTS
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Work history
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    PhotographerTolu Oshodi
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Stills photographer for BAME student profiles campaign for prospective students applying to CSM
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    PhotographerBeyond Retro
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Photographer for “Working Girl” Campaign by Beyond Retro
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Skills
  • Abode Premiere
  • Performing Arts
  • 35mm Film
  • Basic Photoshop
  • Photographic Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Photograhy
Education
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    University of Westminster logo
    BSc Hons PsychologyUniversity of Westminster
     - London, United Kingdom