Tyna Adebowale is a painter and mixed media artist who lives and works in Lagos. Her work explores issues of gender, politics, and social media in contemporary Nigerian society. Raised in Edo State, Nigeria, Adebowale moved to Abuja after her education, where she practiced as a fulltime studio artist for five years. Adebowale has exhibited widely both locally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include The Archive: Static, Embodied, Practiced (3rd International Art Programme, Accra. Foundation for Contemporary Art, Ghana & Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos); Plights of Women (Female Artists Associationof Nigeria (FAAN) art exhibition. French Cultural Centre, Abuja); and The Maker: New Contemporaries (African Artists’ Foundation, Lagos). This year she attended the Global Crit Clinic in Accra, Ghana, a two weeks intensive MFA programme, where she had the opportunity to focus on her art practice through various critical sessions.