2020 M.F.A. Studio Art, Tulane University, New Orleans, La

2015 BA (Hons) Visual Communication, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK


2020 What Does The Water Taste Like?, Carroll Gallery, New Orleans, La

2019 What Does The Water Taste Like?, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, La

2017 From Moussor to Tignon, Musical Bridges Art Gallery, San Antonio, Tx

2016 From Moussor to Tignon, Mckenna Museum of African-American Art, New Orleans, La

2014 Irun Kiko, The Drum, Birmingham, UK


2020 Images Film FestivalToronto, Canada

Patois Film Festival, New Orleans, La

2019 Rencontres de Bamako Biennale Africaine de la Photographie, Mali

Lion’s Shadow: In Tribute to Jules Lion, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, La

2017 Ephemera Obscura, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, La

The Threads That Bind Us, Central Library, San Antonio, Tx

Fertile Ground, Argentea Gallery, Birmingham, UK

2016 Gal-dem Takeover, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

TedxUCL, University College London, London, UK

I, The Angry Black Woman & Other Stories, Buster Mantis, London, UK

Unmasked Women, The Artworks Elephant, London, UK

Children of the Gap, Center for Better Health, London, UK

Perspectives From Within, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio Tx

2015 Renaissance Photography Prize, Getty Images Gallery, London, UK

New Art West Midlands, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, UK


Portraits by Kasumu, S.M.A.R.T Gallery, San Antonio Tx

Irun Kiko: The Art of Hair, Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, Tx


2017 Intrepid Film Photography Award (Shortlisted)

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward 2017 (Winner)

2016 Next Photographer 2016, D&AD, London, UK (Shortlisted)

2015 Renaissance Photography Prize, Getty Images Gallery, London, UK (Best Single Image Winner)


2016 From Moussor to Tignon, Olaju Art Group, San Antonio, Tx


2020 Chautauqua School of Art Residency, Chautauqua, NY

2016 International Artist in Residence Programme, Olaju Art Group, New Orleans, la/San Antonio, Tx


2018-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship



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