Onyedika Chuke

USA / Nigeria

www.onyedikachuke.com

Onyedika Chuke was born in Oneisha, Nigeria. He graduated from the Cooper Union (New York City).

His sculpting work is a permanent analyse of the relationship between the object and the history . He transforms usual objects in order to examine the disjuncture within the documentation of history.

He participated at various international exhibitions: New York, Los Angeles, UK.

His work has been selected for the Bronx Museum Biennial exhibition.

He lives and work in New York.

“In my practice I utilize an essay format as framework for creating sculptures. The most current excerpt of this essay is termed “The Forever Museum: Intro to Site 17”. It is a museum that exists in both theoretical and sculptural form. Within this museum, daily objects, artifacts, sculptures and co-opted photographs are centrally positioned to examine the disjuncture within the documentation of history.”

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