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Chinedu Ukabam (Curator)
Chinedu Ukabam is a Toronto-based designer who was born in Bristol, UK and raised in Nigeria. Interested in various media, he has created and curated work for the Royal Ontario Museum, Nuit Blanche art festival and this year’s Come Up to My Room at the Gladstone Hotel. 

In 2011, he founded SUPAFRIK, a traveling pop-up concept that focuses on contemporary African design and culture, blurring the lines between the global and the local. Over the past four years, it has raised awareness about contemporary Africana through art, food, fashion and music. To date, SUPAFRIK has presented amazing installations in Toronto, Washington DC, New Orleans, London and Paris where he co-curated an art show with AFRIKAADA. This is his third production for the TD Then and Now series.

Water Carry Me Go – A Fashion-Art Exhibition

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
12:00pm–8:00pm
Architecture Gallery
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto Ontario
Sunday, February 7, 2016
12:00pm–7:00pm
Architecture Gallery
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto Ontario

Water Carry Me Go is a ‘fashion-art’ exhibition taking place as part of TD’s Then and Now series for Black History Month. It features seven luminary and up-and-coming African / Afro-diasporic designers from around the world.

Featured artists include: Sundiso Khumalo (South Africa/UK), Carol Barreto (Bahia, Brazil), Robert Young (Trinidad and Tobago), Ashley Alexis McFarlane (Canada), Nkwo Onwuka (Nigeria/UK), Chinedu Ukabam (Nigeria/Canada) and GLORIA WAVAMUNNO (Uganda).

Exhibition continues to Friday, February 12.

Visual Arts