Abraham Onoriode Oghobasewas born in Lagos, Nigeria in 1979. He studied at theYaba College of Technology’s School of Art, Design and Printing in Lagos, majoring inphotography. A quest for the purpose of existence has led Oghobase to a unique form ofart as he explores issues relating to human emotions and identity against specific socio-economic backdrops, often using himself as material for his performance-based work. Inrecent years, Oghobase has adapted the four-color separation printing technique to buildhybrid compositions consisting of monochrome layers of images.


Oghobase’s photography has been exhibited widely, including at the Leopold Museum, Vienna (2017),Palais des Beaux Arts (BOZAR), Brussels (2016), Victoria and Albert Museum, London(2014), and KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2011). He was a finalist in2014 for the prestigious Prix Pictet global award in photography and sustainability.Oghobase lives and works in Lagos, where he practices his art and contributes regularlyto artistic forums, workshops, and festivals.