Ekene Ijeoma is a Nigerian–American artist, designer, fellow at The Kennedy Center and Urban Design Forum and visiting professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

He's featured in GOOD's GOOD 100 "tackling pressing global issues,” Adweek's Creative 100 "visual artist whose imagination and intellect will inspire you," and GDUSA's People to Watch "who embody the spirit of the creative community."

In–progress

Deconstructed Anthems more coming soon.


Featuring composer/pianist Kris Bowers (Dear White People/Emmy–winner/Thelonious Monk Piano-winner), trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire (Blue Note/Thelonious Monk Trumpet-winner) and bassist Burniss Earl Travis (Miles Ahead/Robert Glasper Trio). Commissioned by Day for Night in Houston. Curated by Alex Czetwertynski.  
2017

Heartfelt for Panorama is an interactive installation that brings you hand-in-hand with festival-goers to close the circuits of social polarization Video 1 • Video 2


Commissioned by Panorama for The Lab. Photos by Alive Coverage


2017

Wage Islands: Immigrants is a sculpture which shows where low-wage immigrant workers can afford to rent in NYC.


Commissioned by Pratt Manhattan Gallery for You Are Here NYC: Art, Information, and Mapping •  Curated by Katharine Harmon and Jessie Braden




2017

The Ethnic Filter is a website that blurs you out putting you face-to-face with diversity in design. Website


Commissioned by AIGA for Design Census • Featured in Fast Company DesignDezeenDomusElle Decor Italia