Orry Shenjobi: A wà ńbẹ̀

Elephant Magazine


In Conversation

Orry Shenjobi’s multi-layered exploration of the importance of community is an immersive one as she delves into the stories of people from diverse communities.

Artist talk

A multidisciplinary artist, Orry Shenjobi, recently made her debut in cinematic storytelling with a captivating short film titled, A wan Be. The artistic endeavour serves as a celebration of African art and a prelude to her upcoming exhibition at the Venice Biennale Art Festival set to hold in Venice, Italy, in April 2024.

In Conversation

Join us in an exclusive sit-down with Orry Shenjobi, a multidisciplinary artist based in London and Lagos. Delve into her journey and creative process in our Artist Insights film, leading to her solo exhibition "A wà ńbè: A Celebration of Community and Culture," curated by Usen Esiet. Paying homage to the Owambe tradition, the exhibition debuts at the European Cultural Centre during the 60th Venice Biennale.

Experience Orry's intricate mixed media techniques and witness her creations come to life. Stay tuned for the extended version.

Film by Mango Tree Media. Shot at Orry’s Studios. Special thanks to Chris, Tom, Dami Ayo-Vaughan.

In Conversation

From April 20, 2024, when the Venice Biennale 2024 will open its doors to welcome international artists, Nigeria’s Orry Shenjobi will be among those who are going to showcase their unique artistic vision and perspective.

In Conversation

Orry Shenjobi examines her photograph Wá, make I tell you something.

In Conversation

Luca Curci talks with Orry Shenjobi during the 15th Edition of VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022, at Palazzo Bembo.