Jude Anogwih

Graduate Teaching Assistant
(205) 348-5967
Office Location:
Garland 307
(205) 348-0287

Jude Anogwih is a graduate teaching assistant for Associate Professor William Dooley in drawing and Assistant Professor Bryce Speed in painting. Anogwih received the MA in art history from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He received a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Federal University of Technology Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria, and the BA with honors from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, in Creative Arts. Anogwih was among the graduate students featured in the 2017 Graduate Student Show who were also videoed giving gallery talks about their art work and practice.

Anogwih’s work has been shown internationally in many exhibitions including Videonale (Lagos, Nigeria); Biennale Jogja XII (Yogyakarta, Indonesia); “Shifting Africa,” Mediation Biennale (Poznan, Poland); Suspension of Disbelief, Brundyn+ (Cape Town South Africa); Analogue Eye-Video Art Africa, National Arts Festival (Grahamstown, South Africa); Jardim Canadá Centro de Arte (Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil); 5th International Festival of Video Art, FIVAC 2013 (Camagüey, Cuba); Imagined Communities, Golden Thread Gallery (Northern Ireland). He was selected as a Goethe-Institut Moving Africa Participant at Salon Urbain de Douala and he won a Goethe-Institut Fellowship to dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany, among other awards. He is a founding member and co-coordinator of Video Art Network Lagos.

This Broom Knows all the Corners (2014), Digital video, colour, sound, 03:15 from Jude Anogwih. More videos by Jude Anogwih are on Vimeo here.

Artist statement: This work interrogates the concept of identity, mobility and migration. They take the form of experimental painting/drawing, video art, installation and producing maps.

Jude Anogwih, "Einbahn IV" Jude Anogwih, "Dreamland V." Jude Anogwih, "Eko" (Series)

Forthcoming and Recent Exhibitions 

Urban Cadence, Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Ohio, USA (Oct. 13 2017 – March 4 2018), guest curated by Carol Magee, UNC-Chapel Hill
OSMOSIS, Taipei, Taiwan (August – September 2017)
ACA Collective Art Show, Raw Space, Vero Beach, Florida, USA (August 2017)


M.A., University of Lagos, Nigeria (2010), art history
P.G.D.E. (Post Graduate Diploma in Education), Federal University of Technology Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria (2007)
B.A., University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria (1999), creative arts, with honors