Tyna Adebowale’s work explores issues concerning gender, sexual orientation, politics, and social media in contemporary Nigerian society. Raised in Edo State, Nigeria, Adebowale moved to Abuja after her education, where she practiced as a fulltime studio artist for five years. Adebowale has exhibited widely both locally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include Generation Y, Afro-Modernism, Abuja (2018); The Archive: Static, Embodied, Practiced, 3rd International Art Programme, Accra (2013); Plights of Women, Female Artists Association of Nigeria (FAAN) exhibition, French Cultural Centre, Abudja (2013) and The Maker: New Contemporaries, African Artists’ Foundation, Lagos (2013). She attended the Global Crit Clinic in Accra, Ghana, a two weeks intensive MFA programme, where she had the opportunity to focus on her art practice through various critical sessions. In 2018, she completed her two year her two year residency at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam.