Personal experiences form the basis of British-Nigerian artist Karl Ohiri’s work, which explores themes around the notion of family, identity, cultural heritage and popular culture.
He has participated in international art fairs and festivals such as FNB Joburg; Vienna contemporary; Le Recontres d’Arles and the 2nd Changjiang Video & Photography Biennale in China. He has also had his work exhibited at Tate Britain; New Art Exchange; The Courtauld Gallery and The National Portrait Gallery, London.
He has produced several public installations including at Heathrow Terminal 5; Southbank Centre and The University of Lincoln. His work is held in notable public collections namely Les Recontres d’Arles; the Arts Council England Collection and the Welcome Collection.