May 1, 2021
Oct 1, 2021

Favour Ritaro

Favour Ritaro
Curatorial Residency
Program Date
May 2021
Oct 2021

Nigerian curator whose research and curatorial work is focused on personal and cultural identities. She explores how African artists capture, process, and map their cultural inheritance. Favour is interested in advancing ideas that challenge and enhance our understanding of the past within a curatorial purview that takes a critical view of representations of identity and nationhood and gender.In 2019, she was selected as a recipient of the Association of Art Museum Curators and AAMC Foundation Mentorship Program. In the same year, she participated in the 2019 TSA Writing Master Class under the tutelage of Prof. Chika Okeke- Agulu. She has previously worked as Associate, Exhibition and Partnerships at Rele Gallery, Lagos, and recently embarked on researching, and documenting the late Bisi Silva’s (a renowned African curator) curatorial archive alongside a group of curators at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos.