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Richard Ayodeji Ikhide

Born in 1991, Lagos, Nigeria

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Richard Ayodeji Ikhide (b. 1991 Lagos, Nigeria) studied Textile Design at Central Saint Martins, followed by a Postgraduate degree at the Royal Drawing School, London. Working between graphite, ink and watercolour, Ikhide’s focus on drawing is tied to an interest in the mark-making of our ancestors, and the affective dimensions of a two-dimensional practice. Taking inspiration from diverse archives and artefacts, Ikhide seeks to manifest the spiritual in material form. Read more