Rotimi’s work in Barbican “Masculinities” exhibition

Browsing through the plaques section on our website, you see a gold plaque at 151 Railton Road – former home of photographer Rotimi Fani- Kayode and his partner Alex Hirst.

The Barbican as just opened an exhibition called “Masculinities – Liberation through photography” Some of Rotimi’s pictures are included, along with work from 55 others. ¬†Alongside Rotimi Fani-Kayode are the Cameroonian Samuel Fosso, film director and installation artist Isaac Julien, the edgy and exploitative Robert Maplethorpe and the Indian born Sunil Gupta, whose work was also exhibited at Brixton Library in February 2020.

Here is an example of Rotimi Fani-Kayode’s work the Barbican have used to publicise the exhibition at the Barbican. “Untitled”

There is a full description of the exhibition on the Barbican website here. Unfortunately the exhibition is not free, except to Babican members. Standard charge is £15, with £17 at weekends. The exhibition finishes on 17th May 2020.

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