Toyin Odutola

"I moved around a lot when I was a child, two of the houses I grew up in have totally disappeared.
One was burnt in a riot, and the other was pulled down."
This sense of instability inspired the Nigerian artist to start drawing aged nine.
"I needed to create something I could take with me wherever I went."
What started out as little doodles have become bold expressions of work that have had an overwhelming reaction.
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