Our Team

Our Team

Oyindamola (Fakeye) Faithful

Artistic Director

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Oyindamola (Fakeye) Faithful is the current Executive & Artistic Director of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA, Lagos), where she previously co-founded the Video Art Network Lagos (2009).

She has worked on various exhibitions and projects, including “Identity: An Imagined State” (2009) the first video art exhibition in Nigeria. Co-curated the Lagos Biennial II (2019), titled “How to Build a Lagoon With Just a Bottle of Wine,” alongside Tosin Oshinowo and Antawan Byrd.

Additionally, she initiated The Arts and Tech Podcast in partnership with the Goethe Institut Nigeria and was the creative producer for “Moving Between,” a 360-degree VR experience of the Kofar-Mata dye pit, a cultural and historical site in Kano, Nigeria.

Oyindamola’s practice often centers collaboration, access, inclusion, embodied experiences and new media technology.

Kemi Aderinto

Office Manager

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Peter Okotor

Exhibition and Technical Manager

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Peter Okotor is concerned with the sense of hearing. He employs archival sound as a mnemonic to highlight past events and how they contribute to historical recall travelling back in time.

Okotor engages field recordings distorted and rendered to investigate social and global happenings attempting to make a statement about collective memories and histories contemplating how aural experiences captures and borders our understanding of the world and provides a context for debates.

Ama Ofeibea Tetteh

Project Manager Àsìkò Art School

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Ama Ofeibea Tetteh is founder and lead consultant at Chapter54. With a background in Graphics & Communications, Research and Programme Management and academic qualifications from Central St. Martins, Goldsmiths College and SOAS; her career portfolio is driven by a passion to harness the Arts and Creative sector to create opportunities and contribute to new narratives about the Continent.

Having worked within the Creative and Cultural Industries for over 18 years, her professional offering centres on deep understanding of cultural nuance and appreciation for the artistic as well as the operational.

Ama previously worked as Head of Graphics and Archive at international Architectural Firm Adjaye Associates (UK), Researcher at Tom Fleming creative Consultancy (UK) and as West Africa Arts Programme Manager for British Council (GH). Currently consulting at CCA Lagos (NG) as Programme Manager for Àsìkò Art School, her practice continues to be fuelled by curiosity, creativity and connection.

Mary Osaretin Omoregie

Curatorial Assistant / Assistant Project Manager Àsìkò Art School

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Mary Osaretin Omoregie is a curatorial assistant at the Centre for Contemporary Art,
Lagos. As a curator and researcher, she is interested in African feminism and archival
representation. Mary is also interested in exploring new modes of critical inquiry,
including the intersections of artistic practice, cultural identity, and community
formation that exist beyond traditional paradigms and norms. Her works focus on
women’s rights, negritude, and several social issues.

As a researcher and curator, she has worked on projects such as ‘Reinventing
GRASSI SKD’ in collaboration with GRASSI Museum of Ethnology Leipzig and the
German Federal Cultural Foundation, Moving Between: A Virtual Reality
Documentary, which is a collaboration between Meta, African No Filter, and the
Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. In 2022, she was part of the emerging curators’
residency at the Pilotenkueche International Art Program. Mary was a recipient of the
Goethe Institut’s Support and Connect Grant 2023. Also, she was a member of the
planning team for National Arts in Health Week 2023.

Some of her research projects include ‘Black Muses:Archives on Women Bodies in
19th-Century French Art’, ‘African Feminist Epistemology:In Search for Pragmatic
Relevance’, and ‘The Restitution of the Benin Artifacts and the Representation of
African Feminism’. She currently serves as the project assistant for Asiko Art School.

Emmanuel Ndefo

Researcher and Curator, Performance Art

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Emmanuel Ndefo (b.1991, in Kano Nigeria) is a performance and dance artist/researcher who uses his body as a tool for his creative process and to imagine how performance can contribute to larger contemporary conversations.

He is interested in how bodies use space in liberatory and transformative ways. Though inspired by a wide range of forms and practices, the bulk of his work is rooted in dance and performance art.

He combines his formal training in dance research with knowledge gained from the practice of various traditional dances from Africa, and with urban dance styles like hip-hop, krump and house dance.

Ndefo was a recipient of the African no filter storytellers fund (2021) and the ACCR Odyssey artist grant by the French ministry of culture in (2022).

His notable works include “Traces of Ecstasy” and “the Passage”. Ndefo has undertaken residencies, presented his research and shown his live performance at other prominent institutions like; Center for Contemporary Art Lagos, Nigeria (2022). Centre nationale de la Danse Paris, France (2017), Transformatorio art festival Sicily, Italy (2018), Villa Karo Benin republic (2022), Kampnagel Hamburg, Germany (2023), Kunstwerk Koln, Germany (2023), Pact Zollverein Essen, Germany (2023), Turku new performance biennale (2023), Raid festival Salerno, Italy (2023) etc.

Website: www.emmanuelndefo.com Insta: @emmanuel_ndefo

Benneth Njoku

Digital Communications Manager

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Alabi Oluwanifemi Deji 

Social Media Manager

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Alabi Oluwanifemi Deji is a social media manager at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos.
He is also a medical doctor, who graduated from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos.

Due to his love for content creation and design, he ventured into the digital space in 2019 focusing on digital marketing, graphic design, and branding.

He is also an Asian culture enthusiast, with keen interest in their art, food, movies, music, language and culture.

As the social media manager, he has been involved in all projects that CCA, Lagos has undertaken since he joined the team. He also joined the Asiko Team in 2022 and was in charge of all the content that was released from it.

Onesa Oruoghor


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Onesa Oruoghor is a Lagos based visual artist whose practice includes textile design, painting and performance art. The themes within her work focus on mental health and the way it impacts people individually an in turn impacts others collectively in Lagos.

She has participated in exhibitions and performances including “Mirror, Mirror”Art X Lagos, 2019; “Where feet thread” at the miniature art fair, Lagos, Nigeria 2019; “Will I still carry water when I’m dead?” group performance with Wura Ogunji at (CCA) 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria; “Trouble city in darkness” an experimental multimedia performance in 2022 and “The Inner City at the Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja 2022, the rebirth of authenticity at (Abele Art Foundation ) lagos, Nigeria 2023,
While We Live We Are Not Strong “ group exhibition, Galari, Lagos 2023.

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