LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
"As a multidisciplinary artist, exploring the creative nuance form relives a sense of capture within me” SGF
Art and creativity always mesmerized me since I was young, the infinite mix and variations. I have not been courageous to pursue this vocation wholeheartedly. Now I am stepping into the other side of the glass as an artist.
I live in London and received my Master’s in Design and Media Arts from the University of Westminster. I am a self-taught emerging multidisciplinary artist. My artistic preference is in photography, painting, video, moving images and dance on screen. All these are interwoven to explore the visual gesture and the narrative possibilities presented in a type of “galleria and creative nuance”.
My earlier works are dance on-screen artist films, employing movement and dance, moving imagery as the protagonist. This correlates to space and presentation, defining the spatial boundaries with the fugitive body in a gesture which would relate well to the act of participating in spatial dance scenography.
I started as a dancer but have always been fascinated with the dialogue between the visual nuance and the elusive pronounce in the artistic form. My videos have been screened and exhibited both nationally and on international platforms.
My African identity and childhood memories stimulate my creative space. I draw influence from different artistic media and artists like Ben Enwonwu, Isaac Julien, Roy Lichtenstein, Basquiat, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, Joan Miro, Young-Deok Seo etc.
My art concentrates on the process with the visual narrative nuance by employing the available medium as a vessel to convey my story for each art piece.
Exhibition Group (Installation, Dance art videos, festivals)
Visual Photography and Art:
SeeMe. social media platforms. “The Creators Deserve to be Seen Solo Show In New York City”. 2016
Stories Within Images at SCOPE Art Fair. Miami, USA 2015
SeeMe I Exhibition Space. The Story of the Creative, New York, USA. 2013
Dance and Moving image:
Other voices. Tanz Atelier Wien installation, Austria. 2010
Inside Window V.2 - Mannequins: Danca em Foco, Videodanca MIV Rio, Brazil. 2008
Glass Perspex: American dance festival, New York, USA,2007. Montage Video dance festival, South Africa. 2008
Prelude to a flight: Monaco Dance Film Festival, Grimaldi, France 2003 & Berlinale Festival - Talent Campus, Germany. 2003. Dance on Screen Festival, The Place Theatre. London UK. 2003
Inside Window V.1: Dance on screen: Open Forum, UK, 2002
Wuthering Society: Gulbenkian Foundation installation, UK. 2003
Locker Room dance: Il Coreografo Elettronico, XII Napoli, Italy, 2004. Curzon cinema. London, UK. 2004. Tanz Atelier Wien installation, Austria.
WHO I AM
I am Steven Gb'yega Fajana exploring my artistic nuance... What am I searching for?
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