Olúwáṣọlá Kẹ́hìndé Olówó-Ake is a Nigerian from the Yorùbá ethnic group, born in Lagos State. She studied Fashion Design in the UK and is a graduate of the Master of Interdisciplinary Design program at Emily Carr University. Her practice focuses on using Yorùbá storytelling methods to speak into issues regarding the black race in her environment and additionally depict narratives that are befitting of black bodies- through dance, song, ways of wearing and poetry. She has a podcast called ‘…into words with Sola’ where she explores the words we speak through poetry and storytelling. She is currently engaged in a Design Activism Residency with the Shumka Centre at Emily Carr University.
Olúwáṣọlá Kẹ́hìndé Olówó-Ake
Satellite x Activism