The Showroom
Holding Space Artist

Ima-Abasi Okon

Ima-Abasi Okon lives and works in London.

Solo projects include The Fountains Are Decorative and Are Not Water Play Areas, Supercollider Contemporary Arts Project, Blackpool. Recent group exhibitions include PRAISE N PAY IT / PULL UP, COME INTO THE RISE, South London Gallery, London, No Place to Spit, Set, London and UNTITLED: Art on the Conditions of Our Time, New Art Exchange, Nottingham. Upcoming projects include The Sonic Cosmologies of Halim El-Dabh, a new commission in collaboration with Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom, for the 13th Dak’Art Biennale, Dakar. In July 2018 Okon will be in residence at Hospitalfied, Arbroath and her solo commission for Chisenhale Galley, London is forthcoming in 2019.

Okon is an artist on the Holding Space programme as part of Object Positions at The Showroom.

Holding Space is a one-year programme of research and support for eight UK based artists, as part of the Object Positions programme at The Showroom.

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