Walé Oyéjidé

Walé Oyéjidé

2019

Collaboration with Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA)

Walé Oyéjidé's residency included a screening  at the Harvard Art Museums and a conversation about his ongoing project After Migration with professor Teju Cole.

Walé Oyéjidé, Esq. is a fashion designer whose work featured prominently in the Marvel studios blockbuster "Black Panther". He is a writer, speaker, filmmaker, musician and lawyer that combats bias with creative storytelling. As the founder of the brand Ikiré Jones, he employs fashion design as a vehicle to celebrate the perspectives of marginalized populations.
 

Event associated with this residency: Walé Oyéjidé & Teju Cole: After Migration: In Defense of Using Beauty to Illustrate the Journeys of Those Who Have Suffered.

Image: Walé Oyéjidé. Photo: Marko Metzinger. Courtesy of Ikiré Jones.