Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art

Ima-Abasi Okon

A photograph with a circular area of translucent neon blue in the centre with a black and white partially visible room interior in the background with a chandelier suspended from the ceiling on the right hand of the image.
a photograph taken from above showing two people sitting on opposites sides of a black table.  Their arms reach towards the centre of the table and between them they hold an image of an eye. In the room surrounding them sits some potted plants and two lava lamps
A photograph with an area of translucent neon blue in the centre, in the background are a pair of outstretched arms with palms facing upwards.
A photo with a grainy texture in black and white of showing a view through a concrete structure which is painted with graffiti.

The images shown above represent the Glasgow International 2024 project that Ima-Abasi Okon is participating in, not the artist’s individual practice.

Ima-Abasi Okon is an artist living and working between Amsterdam and London. Recents projects include Avg Pace: S %~E ~L%~A%~ H%~s%~peri£meno£pau£sal~P%~S%~A %~L ~M%~’S km —(t!h!a!tyes-t!!hhat incumbent experiential plane to reorganise a c,a,p,a,c,i,t,y of never having enough— Not as a whole but as aprecise h!e!a!p of digni-fide agility) & S.t.a.n.d.a.r.d. P.r.a.c.t.i.c.e, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg; Housing, Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam; Window Grey, CAN Centre d’art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel (2023); Love’s Work, Galerie Molitor, Berlin, and the Vasseur Baltic Artist Award, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2022). K,A,R,A,O,K,E, — O.O.P.S: Insubordinate Rhythms, i. Grace, ii. Labour, iii. Psalm, iv, v, Against the conditions of the Day, her second self-published project was released at the end of 2023.