Yemi Awosile

Dezeen Awards 2022 judge Yemi Awosile

Yemi Awosile is a London-based artist whose work is informed by cultural insights expressed primarily through textiles and printed matter.

The broader scope of her practice bridges design and visual arts through social interventions. Recent projects include collaborations with Tent Rotterdam, Tate Gallery, Contemporary And (C&) magazine and the British Council.

Her investigation into materials can be seen in the V&A museum's textiles handling collection and she was recently commissioned to produce two permanent public artworks in London, which are due to be completed in 2022.

She trained as a textile designer at the Royal College of Art and Chelsea College of Art. She is an associate lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London teaching BA Design, Studio Practice. She is a member of the Stanley Picker Gallery & Dorich House Museum advisory group.

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