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Karo Akpokiere is an artist/designer born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He has an insatiable appetite for drawing and is deeply interested in how these drawings can be applied to different media as a way to make them accessible and visible.

His work is indicative of his desire to combine different 'cultural' ele… Read More
Karo Akpokiere is an artist/designer born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He has an insatiable appetite for drawing and is deeply interested in how these drawings can be applied to different media as a way to make them accessible and visible.

His work is indicative of his desire to combine different 'cultural' elements in other to create art that is universally appealing and reflective of his interests in pattern design, the graffiti aesthetic, t-shirt graphics, sneakers, advertising, character design and geometry. He presently lives in Lagos, Nigeria where he draws daily and manages www.seekproject.com and www.theseekproject.wordpress.com Read Less
2015 All the World's Futures, 56th Venice Biennale, International Art Exhibition. Curated by Okwui Enwezor.
9 May - 22 November.

2015: Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design
Vitra Design Museum. Weil am Rhein, Germany.
13 May - 13 September.

Double Trouble
2014: Kunsthalle M3, Berlin, Germany

Comic… Read More
2015 All the World's Futures, 56th Venice Biennale, International Art Exhibition. Curated by Okwui Enwezor.
9 May - 22 November.

2015: Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design
Vitra Design Museum. Weil am Rhein, Germany.
13 May - 13 September.

Double Trouble
2014: Kunsthalle M3, Berlin, Germany

Comiczeichner-Seminar Ausstellung
Erlangen, Germany.
June 19 - 22 2014.

Art 14
London, England
28 February- 2nd March 2014.

London Art Fair 2014
London, England
15 January - 19 January 2014.

Another Africa - Contemporary Design in Africa
ULUPUH Gallery, Tkalciceva 14, Zagreb, Croatia
22 May - 1st June 2013.

Art Dubai 2013 (Marker programme)
Madinat Arena, Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Dubai. March 20 - 23 2013

Goethe - Institut Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Art Exhibition (solo) Lagos Mainland - Lagos Island. November - December 2012.

Whitespace Lagos / WheatBaker Hotel Exhibition (group) Lagos, Nigeria. October 2012

Pictoplasma's Missing Link Research Project. (group) La gaite-lyrique, Paris, France. 7-31 December 2011

Fax Exhibition (group)
South London Gallery, London, England
September 21 - November 27 2011

26/365: An exhibition of Illustrated letters (solo)Lagos, Nigeria 10-24 September
2011

Dreaming Hazel Dooney (group) Latrobe Contemporary Art Gallery Morwell, Victoria, Australia 10-24 September 2011

Smart Car Festival England (group)
10th September 2011

African & African- Caribbean Design Diaspora 2011 Festival (group) The Bargehouse, Southbank, London, England. 9-25 September 2011

Illustrated Letters Exhibition (solo)
Monster Times Cafe Copenhagen, Denmark 3 June - 11 June 2011

Smart Car Urban Stage drive-through Art Gallery (group) London Southbank, England. 3 May - 16 May 2011

The Green Summary Exhibition (group) Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos , Nigeria
20 December 2010 - 21 January 2011

7sins International Graphic Design Contest Travelling Exhibition 2010 (group) Santa Cruz de Tenerife 18 - 29 june 2010
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 13 - 26 august 2010
Madrid 12 - 20 of November 2010

The Toe Fluff Show (group)
Swindon, England 30 July - 11 August 2010

1st Annual Creative Careers Fair
City Hall. Lagos, Nigeria 15 - 16 July 2010 Read Less
2013: Ijusi Magazine #28 Tattoo Issue

2012: Logo Design 3. Zeixs/Feirabend publishing
2012: Fuji Printing Co. Ltd Japan House Calendar

2011: New Typography 2. Zeixs/Feirabend publishing
2011: London Life , Lagos Living by Bobo Omotayo
2011: Ijusi Magazine South Africa #26: Afrika Typografika issue.
2011: The Pub… Read More
2013: Ijusi Magazine #28 Tattoo Issue

2012: Logo Design 3. Zeixs/Feirabend publishing
2012: Fuji Printing Co. Ltd Japan House Calendar

2011: New Typography 2. Zeixs/Feirabend publishing
2011: London Life , Lagos Living by Bobo Omotayo
2011: Ijusi Magazine South Africa #26: Afrika Typografika issue.
2011: The Publisher Club Collaborative Zine #1
2011: The Tote Bag Book by Jitesh Patel. Laurence King Publishing.
2011: Shift Japan 2011 Calendar.

2010: Center for Contemporary, Lagos Art Newsletter #10: Art, Fashion and
Identity. Read Less
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