Seyi Adebanjo is a Queer Gender-Non-Conforming Nigerian MFA artist, who raises awareness around social issues through digital video, multimedia photography, ritual & writing workshops. Seyi’s work is the intersection of art, media, imagination, ritual and politics. Seyi was recently awarded a residency with The Laundromat Project, the BRIO Award and 1 of the 8 Exciting Filmmakers Shaking Up Hollywood by IndieWire. Seyi was nominated for 2020 Art Matters fellowship.
Seyi has been interviewed by such publications as Indiewire, Shadow and Act, AfroPunk, Format Magazine and local news.
Seyi’s project’s include
Afromystic follows LGBTQ Yorùbá practitioners and priest/ess in Nigeria, Brazil & The United States, while reclaiming lost mythologies. I AM! We Are Here! illuminates the vitality, spirit & joy of Queer, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color in the Bronx. Seyi’s powerful short Justice for Islan Nettles has screened on PBS Channel 13 and continues to screen globally along with the documentary Ọya: Something Happened On The Way To West Africa!